Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Dragonball themed Café at Tower Records Café – Omotesando

The next time-limited café for November opened its doors in the beginning of the month. The popular anime series “Dragonball” celebrates its 30th anniversary, therefore the Tower Records Cafe branch opened three Dragonball themed...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Kyoto (7)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kansai Kyoto 19 Kyoto Botanical Garden (京都府立植物園) in Kyoto First colors: End of October Color Peak: Middle of November until the beginning of December Admission: 200 yen (adults), 150 yen (high-school students),...

Japan’s 8 Best-Preserved Castle Towns

Original surviving Japanese castles are a rarity. Only a dozen retain their original keeps, though there are many more that lie in ruins or have been reconstructed. Beyond the castles, however, many historic castle...

World Heritage (2): Himeji Castle

Himeji Castle: Japanese castle architecture perfected and preserved After 5 and a half years of renovations, Himeji Castle reopened to the public in March in blazing white glory, with not just repainted walls and new roof tiles,...

Themed Izakayas To Experience Japanese Culture

It's all about theme-work!  Experiencing Japanese summer is not complete without going to themed restaurants and Izakaya (bars). Savory food and refreshing drinks are alluring to start with, but these venues offer great entertainment such...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Kyoto (6)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kansai Kyoto 16 Nison-in Temple (二尊院) in Kyoto A photo posted by LOVE❤KYOTO (@kyoto_mkssk) on Oct 9, 2016 at 6:11am PDT //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js First colors: Beginning of October Color Peak: Middle of November until...

Top 4 Vegan & Vegetarian Ryokan Accommodations in Japan

Though many people say that it's difficult to be a vegetarian in Japan, the truth is Japan has centuries worth of tradition processing plants in a plethora of delicious ways. Taking it one step...

Naka-Harima: Delve into the mythical lands of Japanese folklore

So you have gone to the must-see Himeji Castle and you are wondering if there is anything else worth checking out. Well, hidden away in the mountains and waters of Himeji are some of...

Sakura Sightseeing In Kyoto (2)

See the Eternal City tinted in the delicate pink of Spring and sigh at the fleeting beauty of the sakura. Here are the top spots to for ohanami (cherry blossom viewing). 5) Maruyama Park The  12m ...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Kyoto (10)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Kansai Kyoto 28 Enko-ji Temple (圓光寺) in Kyoto First colors: Beginning of November Color Peak: Middle of November until the beginning of December Hours: 9am-5pm Admission: 500yen (adults), 400 yen (Junior-high-school & high-school...