In recent years, sake has been increasing in popularity overseas. The numbers of foreign tourists ordering sake in restaurants and buying it as souvenirs are also on the rise. One way to enjoy sake even more whether you’ve been a sake fan for years or are just starting is to know how to choose the proper drinking vessel for your needs.
Nagoya is an area with plenty of delicious sushi restaurants, so it’s a battleground for conveyor belt sushi restaurants. Here are 6 popular conveyor belt sushi restaurants where you can eat delicious sushi using carefully selected seafood at reasonable prices.
Hida Takayama is very popular right now! The traditional townscape and the delicious food that you can only have here is attracting quite a few tourists. Have a gourmet trip in this area surrounded by lush nature!
In Osaka, the second biggest metropolis in Japan, vegetarian restaurants are on the rise. These are restaurants where you can be completely satisfied with the deliciousness of vegetables to places that focus on being filling but healthy. All of these are carefully selected yet popular restaurants.
Japanese-style art is created using unique materials and techniques. It has evolved by influences from Chinese and European paintings. This time we will introduce museums where you can enjoy Japanese-style art, from old famous paintings to works by modern artists!
Specialized in stationery, Itoya located in Ginza has many customers from around Japan to all over the world everyday. The entire building is like a fashionable stationery theme park. We will introduce the very cool store to visit when coming to Tokyo, Itoya!
Have you heard of Umaibo? It’s a very famous cylindrical snack that’s been loved by Japanese people for decades. The best part about Umaibo is the huge number of flavors available. Here are some recommended flavors to look for.
Kyoto, the old city that built the cornerstones of Japan, is full of places with superstitions about granting your wishes, spots where you can receive power, and more. Kyoto has many places filled with a mysterious energy. Here are 20 power spots within Kyoto that you should consider visiting.
If you want to experience art by contemporary Japanese artists like Yayoi Kusama and Shinro Ohtake, you must make your way to Naoshima! This hot-topic island is visited every year not just by foreign tourists but from people from all over Japan.
There are many types of ancient pottery and porcelain in Japan outside of Kyoto, Osaka, and Tokyo. Some of these kinds of pottery have been exported overseas for centuries, while some were almost unknown until recent years. Here are some workshops where you can try making these types of pottery yourself for a unique memory of your trip!
When you talk about Japanese spring, the first thing people think about is cherry blossoms! They all bloom at the same time as though they were longing for it. Why not be invited by the fragrance of the flowers on the wind and enjoy the beautiful sight of the pink flowers?
In our Pancakes in Tokyo series, we will be introducing great pancake restaurants in Tokyo recommended by bloggers. This post was contributed by Omaru, one of the writers behind popular Japanese blog Tacchans (http://tacchans.blog.jp/).
Japan is well known for having a wide variety of high quality cosmetic products. Many foreign tourists flock to Japan to get their desired cosmetic product from department stores and drugstores and each one has its own attractive feature to keep your skin healthy and beautiful.
Sekkisei is popular both in Japan and outside of Japan. Their blue bottles are known everywhere and there are many products available to meet our skin’s needs. This article will introduce 10 wonderful skin care products that are guaranteed to keep your skin happy throughout the day.