Ever wondered what eating at a Japanese elementary school was like? Well, here's your chance! Rokunen Yonkumi is a elementary school themed restaurant in downtown Shibuya that caters for diners looking for a little bit of nostalgia. The whole restaurant is set-up like a school and has a number of themed rooms and courses to match. High school reunion time?
Himeji Castle is one of Japan's most loved castles! Located in Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture, the castle has a network of 83 buildings and was designed to resemble a a bird taking flight due to it's white exterior. Himeji Castle is a fantastic destination to visit with plenty of charm in the surrounding areas! Here's my top 5 recommended places to grab a bite to eat when in the area!
Imagawayaki is a type of Japanese dessert made of a pancake-like coating and an adzuki sweet bean filling. You'll find in this article the explanation of what it is, where to find it in Tokyo and even a recipe for you to try at home!
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!
Nozawa Onsen is a small village in the Northern part of Nagano prefecture, Japan. If you've ever been to Japan in the winter or planning a trip here you might have come across the name, but for most it's been a pretty well-kept secret for decades! Come an enjoy traditional Japanese charm, mountain culture, and the healing hot springs in Nozawa Onsen!
Umenohana is a restaurant chain that mainly serves Kaiseki cuisines using tofu and yuba (soy bean skin). Here's a guide to Umenohana, one of the most elegant, authentic Japanese restaurant chains in Japan!
Tokyo station has many attractions and shops inside the station, and one of the streets is called Tokyo Okashi Land. Okashi means snacks in Japanese, so you can find famous Japanese snacks such as Jagarico and Pocky, but in limited edition flavors that you can only purchase at Tokyo station! It is a perfect place to find gifts and souvenirs, but they also have some food stands that you can enjoy at the spot!
Tasty, cheap and fast is the most here at Yoshinoya; and they're not kidding. It's ridiculously cheap! If you've been living under a rock you've probably never heard of Yoshinoya - but you're in luck! Here's everything you need to know about Japan's Best Gyudon restaurant chain!
Who said Japanese souvenirs can only be things like snacks and chopsticks? Bring back some cooking skills! Here is a list of cooking classes in Tokyo that you can take and learn how to cook Japanese food!
As you walk around the cities in Japan, you might encounter lots of gyudon (a bowl of rice with beef on top) chain stores. It is very popular among business men because you get satisfying experience of gyudon at really cheap price. So here's the list of places you can go and try gyudon!