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Kanazawa Hakkei’s Chiyomoto

  • Category:Tourism
JAPAN TRAVEL
Foreign Footsteps in Yokohama 7 - Felice Beato
Chiyomoto (千代本) is an authentic Japanese restaurant that regularly showed up in Hiroshige’s ukiyoe woodblock prints in and around 1834 and then later in the photos of Italian-British photographer Felice Beato in 1864. Chiyomoto has st...

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Niku Sushi in Sangenjaya

  • Category:Gourmet
JAPAN TRAVEL
 
If there's one thing I love more than chocolate, it's meat. It was thus with watering mouth that I ventured to my first ever sampling of meat sushi. That's right, MEAT SUSHI! Oh praise be to the food Goddess for whomever she first gifted with this idea.
Niku Sushi is tucked into th...

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Cycle Rural Japan

  • Category:Experience
JAPAN TRAVEL
Cycling, Hiking And Sightseeing In Breathtaking Tottori
10 days - Tottori, Shimane
Highlights Cycle on small and picturesque roads along the stunning Sea of Japan CoastCycling, hiking and overnight stays on the beautiful, remote and historic Oki IslandsExplore Matsue, a historic city...

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Lido Park Resort Hachijojima

  • Category:Stay
JAPAN TRAVEL
A Great Base For Relaxing And Exploring Hachijojima
Sometimes touted as the Hawaii of Japan, Hachijojima Island is a great retreat from busy Tokyo any time of year. The island’s population swells in the summer with holiday visitors. In winter, the weather may be changeable, but tempe...

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Meat Bar Rosemary Ueno

  • Category:Cafe
JAPAN TRAVEL
Lunch Time Indian Curry
As parents to two kids, my partner and I often only have the daytime to go on a date together while the kids are at school or at an after school program. Lunch is a good time to eat out as many restaurants offer cheaper meals at this time of the day. But somet...

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Ginza Nishikawa Shokupan

  • Category:Gourmet
JAPAN TRAVEL
Specialty Shop For Your Pillowy Loaf Of Bread 
Walking away from the bustling electric district of Akihabara, I chanced upon a shop that seemed out of place with its quiet elegance. Outside, the noren or traditional shop curtains displays the words 食パン (shokupan). Intrigued and en...

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Ginkakuji (Silver Pavilion)

  • Category:Tourism
GAIJINPOT TRAVEL
 
Walk The Philosopher's Path At This Kyoto Temple That Proves All That Glitters Truly Isn't Gold
 
The brother temple to Kyoto’s famous Golden Pavilion (Kinkaku-ji), the Silver Pavilion (Ginkaku-ji) doesn’t actually have any silver applied to its exterior.
It’s precisely this la...

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Yas Imagine Kaiseki

  • Category:Gourmet
JAPAN TRAVEL
A Contemporary Take On Japanese Cuisine
Sendai is really a foodie's paradise. The city claims nearly two dozen delicacies, such as its signature gyutan beef tongue, boasts delicious seafood and sushi from nearby Shiogama and Matsushima, and has a near endless variety of cuisine in it...

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Panja

  • Category:Gourmet
JAPAN TRAVEL
A Passion For Exceptional Bread And Pastries
 
Our neighbor, an American and long time resident in Japan, told us of a bread shop a good 20 minute drive from where we live. He goes out of his way to get the best bread in the area. This afternoon, we were craving a good pastry to go w...

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Earth Day Festival in Tokyo

  • Category:Festival
JAPAN TRAVEL
A Day To Feel Green  Venue: Yoyogi Park Events Square When: Apr 18 - Apr 19th 2020, 10:00am - 7:00pm
Many—if not most—Japanese may not know about this festival. Or the day that inspires it. But one mid-April weekend serves as the perfect opportunity for Earth-conscious people to conv...

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