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Must-try Winter Food in Japan “Nabe”
It’s getting colder day by day these days. Finally the winter has come here in Japan. We have lots of de ...
2017.10.24
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
Excellent Course Meal of all kinds of Anago Dishes(Asakusa)
One of my closest friend’s father visited her here in Tokyo and I joined their family dinner the other d ...
2017.07.30
Seafoodish Italian Lunch at Enoshima
I went to Enoshima for a day trip with friends the other day. We were wondering where to eat lunch but finally ...
2017.07.29
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
Refreshing Coriander Mojito at Paxi House Tokyo (Kyodo)
Coriander is one of a huge trend food here in Tokyo now. I used to dislike it when I was a kid but I love it n ...
2017.04.18
Hungarian Cuisine Restaurant at Shirokane-Takanawa
There is a cozy Hungarian restaurant on an alley nearby Shirokane-Takanawa station. I went there for lunch wit ...
2017.04.11
Tempura restaurant “Imoya” (Jimbouchou)
One of my Taiwanese friends came to Tokyo to visit me. I asked him what he wanted and he said “Tempura!& ...
2017.04.10
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2017.03.31
A Chic Chocolatier in Eastern Tokyo Shitamachi area “Inamura Shozo”
Yanaka, a neighbourhood close to Ueno in Tokyo, is getting popular are for a walk recently. There are many sma ...
2017.03.26
Lemon Salt from Onomichi in Hiroshima Prefecture
One of my friends who is from Hiroshima prefecture gave me a bottle of seasoning which I’ve been so into ...
2017.03.25
Sushi with Heaping Up Fish in Ueno
Sushi is our Japanese traditional fastfood. Especially sushi on conveyor belt is cheap and popular for many pe ...
2017.03.18
Most delicious Soba noodles at Mitaka “Kibi-ya”
One of my friends took me to the greatest Soba noodles (back wheat noodles)restaurant “Kibi-ya” at ...
2017.03.17
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
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
Huge juicy Dumplings at Ginza Tenryu
I had a craving for Gyoza (dumpings) the other day and went for them with my friends to Ginza Tenryu, the Chin ...
2017.02.27
Hyotan Hot Springs in Beppu (Oita)
We went to 3 hot spring places while staying in Beppu and this Hyotan Hotsprings is one of the best! They are ...
2017.02.13
Best Sushi-Go-Round Place in Beppu (Beppu, Oita)
A lot of delicious fish is caught in Beppu Bay. We went to a sushi-go-round place where is said to be the best ...
2017.02.06
Jigoku-mushi (hot spring steamed food)in Beppu (Beppu, Oita)
Beppu in Oita prefecture where the well known as a great hot spring city, has a local food “Jigoku-mushi ...
2017.02.05
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
Fugu(globefish) Dinner at Choromatsu(Kokura, Fukuoka)
Kita-kyushu-shi in Fukuoka prefecture is very close to Shimonoseki where is famous for Fugu(globefish). So Kit ...
2017.01.28
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
Historical Yanagawa City (Yanagawa, Fukuoka)
Yanagawa-shi, Fukuoka prefecture is known as a place where Hakushu Kitahara, the famous Japanese poet, was bor ...
2017.01.24
New year’s wreath
  I have already written about what we do for new year. If you haven’t read it yet, please take a l ...
2016.12.31
Good traditional drinking custom “Kakuuchi”(Minowa)
We have nice traditional drinking culture called “Kakuuchi” in Japan. It is a drinking style at li ...
2016.12.24
Takoyaki Party is Easy, Fun and Yummy!
Have you ever eaten Takoyaki? That is a ball-shaped Japanese snack made from flour which was originally made i ...
2016.11.23
“Yotsuba&!” the Manga which makes you happy everyday
Don’t you sometimes feel bored of your life that repeats same things everyday? It should be busier and t ...
2016.11.23
Raw Shirasu fish at Kamakura
We always want to eat fresh seafood when we come to Kamakura. One of our friends who lives in this neighbourho ...
2016.10.31
Omurice at Taimeiken(Nihombashi)
Yoshoku is one of the Japanese home-style cooking categories that means “Western-style dishes”. In ...
2016.08.27
Taking a walk around Shinobazu Pond – Ueno
Ueno is one of the interesting and fascinating neighborhoods in Tokyo. The neighborhood has both faces of urba ...
2016.06.21
Obsessed with wrapping cloth (Harajuku)
Harajuku is a mysterious town.  Actors Hiroshi Tach and Koichi Iwaki used to ride a bike in the area as Cools. ...
2016.05.04
Tradition of edo letters
Hearing the name of Namidabashi (tear bridge)reminds me of Ashita no Joe (Cartoon’s name “Joe for ...
2016.03.06
High quality wooden chopsticks
One day I was walking in a mass merchandiser market in Yurakucho I saw tourists buying T-shirts and snacks for ...
2016.03.03
Magical hands of craft man!
There is an artisan who has magical hands in Sabae, Fukui. Echizen shikki (lacquerware of Echizen area -ishika ...
2016.02.28

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