- Coffee addict. Often hangs around with friends and family for great foods, desserts and cafes.
Hakodate is an astonishing place with beautiful mountain views and red brick buildings. There is a famous long-standing fast food chain called the Lucky Pierrot. The locals nicknamed it Lappi, a combination of the first syllable of the full name of the chain. Lappi is also a major tourist spot for its unique amusement park style building and interior.
Japanese style pasta is something you should try in Japan. It is called the wafu pasta (和風パスタ). It is mostly served at the price similar to ramen or other lower mid-range res. Spajiro is specialized in making great Japanese style spaghetti for a reasonable price. Sounds great? I thought so too!
The famous Tsujiri brand is now making a matcha-flavored yatsuhashi, a type of wagashi (traditional Japanese dessert) that is basically a rice dumpling stuffed with red bean paste and folded in a triangular shape. This type of wagashi is available in various flavors. Yatsuhashi has the perfect amount of chewiness and goes perfectly with green tea.
Goodbye Summer, Hi Autumn! Japan is changing season from summer to autumn starting from September. New harvests of chestnuts will be available in the markets for sale. Chestnuts are often used as ingredients in traditional sweets and other dishes. Chestnuts can be eaten from morning to night. They have a good nutritional content and can be cooked in various ways.
Other than the ordinary fried chicken, the buffet provides assorted kinds of pasta, soups, bread, and sweets. Alert to beer lovers, all-you-can-drink beer plan is available! Located at Lalaport Expo City, Osaka since 2015.
Vending machines are everywhere in Japan. It is hard to keep an eye away from them and to resist the temptation of pressing on buttons to get something. Canned coffees are handy and come in 185ml formats with prices ranging from 90-130 yen.
Kawagoe, located in Saitama, is famous for its Little Edo. Kawagoe is less than an hour away from Tokyo. It definitely draws you back to the olden days of Japan. There are many fish dishes such as ramen, unaju (eel) and more in the town. Also, you can feel free to snack around the town without people staring at you.
Shibuya is one of the must-go spots when you visit Tokyo! You just have to see the Hachiko statue, the Shibuya crossing, and Yoyogi park upon your visit. Here is a list of things to do when you visit Shibuya after taking the pictures of the famous Shibuya crossing.
Spring in Japan attracts many tourists around the world mainly for hanami (cherry blossoms viewing). Japan also celebrates a few big events during the month of March. March is also an interesting month where the weather is undergoing a change from winter to spring. Here's a list of what you can do throughout March while your stay in Japan.
Thinking of a short getaway in March? Why not grab the last chance to ski while it is still available. Here are some locally known ski resorts in Japan that you might or might not have heard of before.