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Mochi Pounding at Nakatanidou

  • Category:Gourmet
JAPAN TRAVEL
Japan's fastest mochi pounders
You can eat mochi (Japanese rice cakes) virtually everywhere in Japan, but have you ever eaten it made by the fastest mochi pounders in the nation? In the heart of Nara City stands a famous mochi shop called Nakatanidou, where crowds of visitors flock t...

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Meoto Iwa (Wedded Rocks)

  • Category:Tourism
GAIJINPOT TRAVEL
 
A spiritual awakening and a romantic view.
Visiting Mie Prefecture can be tricky due to its countryside locale, but it is a gold mine of ancient secrets and photogenic spots worth your time. You could spend weeks exploring its fantastic nature and temples.
Fortunately, there is...

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Authentic Japanese Cuisine Cooking Class

  • Category:Experience
JAPAN TRAVEL
Prepare Renowned Japanese Food, Try Sake And See If You Can Discover Umami During This Authentic Experience Highlights Enjoy learning the authentic Japanese cuisine "Washoku"Savor delicious sake paired with the dishesBeginners & international participants are welcome
DescriptionDisco...

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Kiyomizu-dera Autumn Illumination

  • Category:Festival
JAPAN TRAVEL
Enjoying The Lit Up Splendour Of Autumn Foliage
Venue: Kiyomizu-dera Temple When: Nov 16th - Dec 1st 2019 ,  5:30pm - 9:00pm
 
Kiyomizu-dera is without a doubt one of Kyoto's most famous temples. As a result of it being one of the most popular tourist destinations, it is often crowde...

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Kasama Chrysanthemum Festival

  • Category:Festival
JAPAN TRAVEL
Amazing Flower Displays Of Ibaraki's Chrysanthemums
Venue: Kasama Inari Shrine When: Oct 19th - Nov 24th 2019
Chrysanthemums are Japan's most popular autumn flower and there are many festivals celebrating their beauty. Kasama's Kiku Matsuri is certainly one of the country's most impr...

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Hotel Metropolitan Akita

  • Category:Stay
JAPAN TRAVEL
Spacious rooms and a great night sleep
Metropolitan Akita is a three star hotel that towers over Akita Station, making it a recognisable landmark for those arriving in Akita. Famous for its natural beauty, regional food and traditional festivals, visits to Akita won't disappoint and ...

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Kiritanpo

  • Category:Gourmet
JAPAN TRAVEL
 
 
Trying out one of Akita's local specialities
After spending time in the kingdom of snow in Akita, the local speciality of Kiritanpo, is perhaps the perfect winter food to warm you up.
There are many different stories explaining the origin of this special cuisine, the most commonl...

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Joetsu Aquarium Umigatari

  • Category:Tourism
JAPAN TRAVEL
Appreciate marine life right on the Sea of Japan
 Niigata Prefecture is blessed with two world class aquariums - Niigata City's Marinepia, and the Joetsu Aquarium Umigatari. The latter was renovated in 2018, and encompasses the theme of "Stories of the Sea".
The premises is split up ...

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Chrysanthemum Exhibit at Sankeien

  • Category:Flower
JAPAN TRAVEL
Autumn's flower and the Imperial Seal of Japan
Venue: Sankeien Garden When: Oct 26th - Nov 24th 2019 ,  9:00am - 5:00pm
 
Did you know that the Imperial Seal of Japan is a Chrysanthemum? The seal features 16 petals with another set of 16 petal tips behind it. It can be seen on offici...

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Fuji-Q Highlands

  • Category:day trip
GAIJIN POT TRAVEL
Thrill Seekers Of The World: Listen Carefully. 
What if there was a place where you could wave at Mt Fuji from the top of a 70m high rollercoaster? What if this place also had a labyrinth-come-fortress and a haunted house that lasts for one hour and will scare your pants off? Ti...

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