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Okinawan Snake Wine
Have you ever heard “Habushu” that is “snake wine” originally from Okinawa, Japan.  ...
2017.09.02
The Oldest Underground Path in Asakusa
Asakusa has been well known as one of the most popular sightseeing places in Japan. However, not many people k ...
2017.08.24
Authentic Hotdog Place Established 30 Years Ago “C.O.D” (Gaien-mae)
One of my friends took me to his favorite hotdog place that surprisingly established 30 years ago! It is a tin ...
2017.06.28
Yagirino-watashi Ferry that has been beloved since the Edo period (Katsushika)
Sightseeing spots in Shibamata are not only both Taishakuten temple and the approach to it. There are Tora-san ...
2017.04.28
Shibamata Taishakuten Temple (Katsushika)
I went to Shibamata-Taishakuten temple for the first time in decades! I used to go there often with my grandma ...
2017.04.27
Nice ‘N’ old traditional Edo Style clothes and fabric store “Myogaya” (Asakusa)
There is a store which carries clothes and fabric for Japanese Shinto festivals with traditional Edo Monyo pat ...
2017.03.17
Kobe’s No.1 Ramen Mokkosu
I went to Kobe’s Ramen shop named “Mokkosu”. It’s a popular shop which owns over ...
2017.03.15
Edo Monyo Patterns are Stylish Enough even now!
Have you ever seen Edo Monyo patterns? You don’t even know what it is? Edo Monyo is designs and patterns ...
2017.03.14
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2017.02.24
The shrine in the northernmost tip of Kyushu(Moji, Fukuoka)
I visited shrines everyday while the trip to Kyushu. I went to a shrine named “Mekari Jinja” in th ...
2017.02.04
Beautiful Night Views in Kokura City (Kokura, Fukuoka)
Night view in Kokura in wintertime is fantastic! Kokura castle was beautifully lit up!         ...
2017.01.28
Old historical city Dazaifu-shi (Dazaifu, Fukuoka)
The main street of Dazaifu-shi in Fukuoka prefecture where Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine is located, is so lively an ...
2017.01.27
Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine (Dazaifu, Fukuoka)
Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine which is located in Dazaifu-shi in Fukuoka prefecture is one of the most famous shrine ...
2017.01.27
Local Food of Yanagawa”Unagi-Seiromushi”(Steamed eels)(Fukuoka)
There are so many Unagi(eels) restaurants in Yanagawa. I went for Unagi lunch and sightseeing at a historical ...
2017.01.26
Walking in the “Paper town” Oji
Oji is a town in the north of Tokyo which is known as “Paper town”. We don’t usually think o ...
2016.12.25
Edoardo Chiossone “Father of Japanese paper currency”
On a global basis, it is said to be hard to copy Japanese paper currency. One of the reasons is its sophistica ...
2016.09.27
Sumida River 5; Ryougoku Bashi
“Who is the 15th Shogun of Tokugawa?”  I’m sure there was that kind of question on exam when ...
2016.09.05
Sumida River; Komagatabashi
I wonder how many people remember the fact that 5 bridges of Sumida river have been changed about 25 years ago ...
2016.07.31
Japanese toilet seat
Most of tourists from oversea are surprised with Japanese toilet seat. Yes it has a bidet. Now no Japanese is ...
2016.05.05
More things to see in Akihabara
I was talking to the owner of the vegetable shop I go to buy bran pickled once a month about vegetable market ...
2016.02.24

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