- Quite sure I'm a Ramen freak. Almost up to 200ramens in 2017. Not only ramens but also love to eat around and drink around.
Have you ever heard of "Motsunabe"? "Motsunabe" is a kind of traditional Japanese hot pot dish from Fukuoka, which is popular in Japan. The main ingredient of motsunabe is beef innards or offals. This post will not only introduce motsunabe but also show 5 great places where you can enjoy motsunabe in Tokyo.
"Jigokudani yaen koen" is a national park located in northern area of Nagano prefecture. Surrounded by harsh cliffs and with its severe climate, people described it "Jigokudani"( means a "hell valley"). Jigokudani is well known around the world as a place you can watch Japanese monkeys very close. The monkeys living in Jigokudani are also known as bathing monkeys.
Every January 15th, a Fire festival called Dousojin Matsuri is held in Nozawa Onsen, in the northern part of Nagano prefecture. Well known as one of the three major fire festivals of Japan, the powerful and beautiful fire with the atmosphere of the festival will surely overwhelm you.
Fruit picking is a common activity in Japan, as there are many seasonal fruits in Japan. As winter is approaching, so is strawberry picking season. This post will explain the activity itself and also post a place near Tokyo where you can pick strawberries.
Many of you might already know Japan is famous for its quality beef, such as "Kobe beef", "Matsuzaka beef" to name a few. However, not just only the common meat cuts but also "horumon", or the innards, are very popular and often eaten in Japan. In this post, I would like to introduce you to the amazing world of horumons!