Friday, May 24, 2019

KANTO

関東地方

Home to the Tokyo and Yokohama, Kanto region has a dense population, with bustling cities, vibrant culture and endless sites of modern development. But Kanto is also home to beautiful mountains, idyllic beaches, and a deep history.

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Latest Articles from Kanto Region

Sendagaya– The main stage for Tokyo 2020 Games

Sendagaya area has mysteriously avoided attention up until now, despite being surrounded by Tokyo's hippest and liveliest neighbourhoods – Shinjuku, Shibuya and Harajuku. A...

Daikanyama–The New Chic Haven

Vibrant and lively, yet laid back, the stylish Daikanyama area is a well-known hangout for Tokyoites. Only a short walk from the dizzying Shibuya...

Shibuya’s Shoto – A Place Built By Tea

In the western part of Shibuya lies the quiet little district of Shoto where you’ll find a variety of upscale houses, theaters, museums, and...

A FOODIE PARADISE ON ISETAN SHINJUKU STORE’S DEPACHIKA FLOOR

Depachika roughly translates to “an underground floor of a department store”, but it is much more than just a location. Not to be confused...

FOODIE TOURS JAPAN: GIZEM’S TASTE OF TOKYO

“No one should be missing out on Japanese food!” Sounds like a cliché, but everything points to Gizem Sakamaki being born to do this....

Sushi: The evolution of sushi

No conversation about Japanese food can go without mentioning sushi, since the popularity of this particular seafood dish has made waves around the world....

TEMPURA: Japan’s Deep-Fried Delight

Few food symbols are as iconic as the golden, crispy batter-covered shrimp tempura. In Japanese kanji the “ten” in “tempura” uses the character for...

Unagi: Japanese Grilled Eel and the History of Kabayaki

Seafood has always been a staple of the Japanese diet thanks to the bountiful ocean that surrounds the island country, and unagi (eel) is...

Soba-kiri: Edo’s First Culinary Hit

Of the top four culinary superstars which emerged during Japan’s Edo period, soba was the first to grace the table. Soba is actually the...

Wandering Around in Okushibu with the “TOMODACHI GUIDE”

Typically, I’m not a huge fan of guided tours. They do provide an easy way to travel, but I always find myself wanting more....

SADOU HOSTEL: experience the beauty and tranquility of a tradition Japanese...

Sadou Hostel sets the standard for affordable travel accommodations with its revolutionary hostel in the culturally rich area of Ueno. The stacked beds design seems to...

WAttention Tokyo 31 TOKYO Hot News

Bringing you the latest hot news Spring 2019 Hundred-year-old tea shop making its presence in Omotesando Kaneju Farm, a centur y old Japanese tea legacy of...
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Another 3hr trip – Kagurazaka

Although Kagurazaka is close to Tokyo’s entertainment district, Shinjuku, it has a character all of its own. As a prominent hanamachi (geisha district) that...
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Another 3hr trip – Shinjuku

An average of 3.47 million people use Shinjuku Station every day, making it the world’s busiest station according to the Guinness World Records. Apart...