Hakone is a mountainous area in Kanagawa prefecture known for its hot springs, greenery and spectacular views of Mt. Fuji. While I wouldn’t normally recommend going to the main tourist locations in Japan, Hakone is a lovely, quiet area if you avoid the most touristy spots, or at the very least, avoid the common ways
Do you like traditional Japanese sweets? If you do, “Oimatsu” is a shop that you shouldn”t miss. It provides beautiful, professional and good-flavoured Japanese sweets!! ’Kyo-gashi’ is a kind of Japanese traditional that Oimatsu has been making based on the tradition. These sweets are defined for use of rituals of Imperial Court and for tea ceremony. Oimatsu offers
Noodle Lovers! Udon is one of the famous and popular japanese homy food, is a type of thick wheat flour noodle of Japanese cuisine. If you have any chance to stop by Tokyo, Please visit ” Tsurutontan” (http://www.tsurutontan.co.jp) is very popular restaurant for Udon. It is famous for the size of the bowl, 2 or 3
Top Onsen – We read on previous post “what is an Onsen” and “How to Onsen” – Now we are ready to enjoy one! … But… Where to go? …Well, we have made a short list of some onsen in Japan that will assure you an enjoyable time, and in many cases, a unique experience!
Standing at the center of Himeji city is Himeji Castle, a six story castle that has become an iconic image for Japan and is one of the finest examples of fortress architecture in the world. Not to mention that it’s the most visited castle in Japan! ^^ From a distance, the elegant rooflines of its
[:en] Tokyo Tower (東京タワー Tōkyō tawā) is the second tallest artificial structure in Japan as the new Tokyo Skytree has become the tallest structure in Japan since April 2010. With 333 meters high and 4,000 tons it is located in Shiba Park in the Minato district. It is both a communications and observation tower built as a symbol for Japan’s rebirth as a