Thursday, October 17, 2019

Yummy Yaesu Depachika Walkabout

The next time you have some time to spare before your next train or Shinkansen ride at the Tokyo Station - and have already explored most of the Tokyo Station Ichibangai - why not...

Picturesque Matsumoto (8) – The Strange Ice Cream of Matsumoto –

During our visit to Matsumoto City in Nagano prefecture, Wattention staff found some very interesting ice cream flavors. Please enjoy these unique finds when you make a trip to Matsumoto and don't forget to...

Best Autumn Fruits to Enjoy

Sample some of Tohoku’s best autumn fruits by taking a train that travels through a forest of autumn colors! Get off at Furukawa Station on the Tôhoku Shinkansen and take the Rikû-East Line. This...

Little Mermaid themed Sweets Buffet at Keio Plaza Hotel

Since the sweets buffet events are very popular among Japanese young women, the Keio Plaza Hotel in Shinjuku adds to that trend and prepares a special menu every month. The buffet's main theme for...

Japan Winter Street Food

Japan is sensitive to the seasons and this is reflected in their food. When the scenery changes the food stalls change as well. Here's some of the most popular winter-themed Japanese street food. Yakiimo (Baked...

Ginza Cozy Corner’s Monthly Cake Set

Japanese people love food. They're willing to line up for hours to enter popular restaurants and cafés, and they value taste as well as the appearance of the dishes. Therefore, cooks and pastry chefs...

Come on over to Komatsu (7) : The 7 wonders of Komatsu

The world might have its seven amazing wonders, but Komatsu has them too! Located in Ishikawa prefecture, this city has many wonders to discover. Besides being famous for kabuki, there are many more interesting things in...

Katana Fair and Samurai dining

Go on a journey back in time to two of the most iconic periods for samurai; the Sengoku and the Edo period. Diamond Dining is offering a unique dining experience for Japan's history-loving women called...

Another 3 hr trip – Ginza

How to Make the Best of 3 Hours in Tokyo It is the last day of your trip and you have three hours left before departing for the airport. Don’t know what to do with...

Editor’s Pick: Top Three “Little Edo” Streets

For a feel of what it was like to live during the Edo era, one can head to an Edo themepark, but why pay an entrance fee when you can still walk along streets...