- Japanese food culture enthusiast. Love to explore new areas and discover local specialties.
Leave it to the Japanese to build a road in the middle of one of the snowiest places on the planet called Yuki no Otani. It is such a surreal place that you might want to visit if you go to Japan at the end of winter or early spring!
Tokyo Station is a huge bullet train hub. Chances are that if you're traveling from Tokyo to somewhere else in Japan, your journey will start at that station. While on the train, it's customary in Japan to eat a bento box lunch bought at the station. These are commonly called ekiben. Enjoying your ekiben in the train is a fun part of the traveling experience in Japan so make sure to grab yours before getting on the train. Here are some good places to buy some them at the Tokyo Station.
If you want to be treated like royalty by suave women dressed in men's clothes, you have to check out these places in Akihabara!
Kando Matsuri is one of the great three shrine festivals in Japan dating back to the samurai era. If you are in Japan in May, this is a must-go event!
Akiba Fukurou and Owl no Mori are the two most popular cafes to spend time with owls in Akihabara. This articles will introduce both of them.
If your appetite for Hamburg steak (hambaagu) is insatiable, head to Kuishinbo for huge hambaagu of up to 1kg!
Sutadons are stamina bowls packed with meat, a raw eggs and stamina-enhancing vegetables. If you need some energy to last you through the day, then head to Densetsu Sutadonya for your bowl!
Hakata udon restaurant in Kichijoji serving tempura, meat, and udon bowls with a super rich broth and soft noodles.
Rich Japanese chicken burgers like they've never been done before. Available from the morning! Limited-time only at McDonald's Japan.
If you're a Final Fantasy otaku like I am, this is a must-visit cafe in Akihabara, Tokyo. Aside from the themed foods and drinks, you can get all kinds of Square Enix goods too!