Takayama matsuri (高山祭り) is counted as one of the most beautiful festivals in Japan alongside Gion Matsuri in Kyoto, and the Chichibu Yomatsuri. Takayama Matsuri is held twice a year, spring and autumn in the historical town of Takayama.
What to do when the Tokyo summer heat is beaming down on you? Head to the beach! A nice little day trip down to a pleasant little seaside town, Enoshima, is a perfect location to cool off and relax! Enoshima Beach offers plenty of things to do, including island adventures, sunbathing, surfing, eating local seafood, people watching, bar hopping, visiting the aquarium, unique temples, and just generally checking out the cool vibes of the beach town!
There's plenty of craft beer pubs popping in Tokyo at the moment but most don't have the kind of charm that comes with Beer Pub Ishii. Situated in the oldtown Tokyo district of Yanesen, you not only have the choice of three different high-quality Japanese craft beers, hearty meals, and a mouthwatering Sunday roast, but it's the perfect place to go for a weekend stroll.
You've probably never ever thought of going to a bar that serves up food from a can, but in Japan this idea is not totally out of the ordinary. Mr. Kanso is a quirky canned food bar with character to match. With now over 50 locations across Japan, it's not only super popular but probably now worthy of one thing for the bucket list!
牛カツ "Gyukatsu", delicious deep-fried cutlets of Japanese beef, originally from a specialised restaurant in Kyoto, can now be eaten in Tokyo! As of June 12th, if you head to Katsugyu in Takadonababa, you will also be able to enjoy this delicious cuisine from Kyoto.
"The Nikudon no Mise" is a hot restaurant in Takadanobaba, Tokyo, for their mountain-like big roast beef don (rice bowl). It is delicious, filling, and also priced reasonably, so they are popular with especially young people, and all meat lovers!
Kyoto is a region in Japan famous for their vegetables, tofu, seafood, and many ingredients. If you want to enjoy some grilled teppanyaki dishes of these ingredients as well as great Wagyu Beef in Kyoto, check this article out for the hottest teppanyaki restaurants in Kyoto!
Gyutan (牛タン) is one of the Japanese food made from grilled beef tongue. It is originated in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, but because of its popularity, you can eat in other cities today. Gyutan is so meaty and juicy, yet actually healthier than other meat, amazingly good food!
Yakiniku is a Japanese barbecue where we cook tons of meat with a grill. It is such a satisfying experience and you will get the best feeling ever. Osaka has several places where they offer top-notch beef at a very reasonable price, so check the following places!