Friday, August 23, 2019

Kapibara-san theme Café at Tokyu Plaza Omotesando

Another limited-time café came to Tokyo in the beginning of November and enchants its guests with cute dishes featuring Kapibara-san a fluffy capybara and his friends. Located on the 5th floor of Tokyu Plaza’s Omotesando...

5 New Halloween Desserts

With the end of October coming up, department stores and sweets shops are preparing their new special Halloween treats. Here's Wattention's pick from this season's lineup. Halloween Bunny Parfait (1,810 yen) This parfait brings you all the...

MoCHA, the stylish cat café

Japan has many cat cafés, but this chain takes it up a notch. MoCHA, reminiscent of the French word for cat "chat", is a stylish chain in Tokyo providing both cats and visitors with...

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...

What’s in Kyushu? Vol. 1 Fukuoka Prefecture

Recently, the southern parts of the Japanese archipelago has seen a spike in the number of tourists visiting. What is so attractive about Kyushu (九州)? Shrouded in tranquility, each of the seven prefectures of Kyushu...

Diary of a Japan Tour Guide: Anghela in Harajuku and Haneda Airport

Japan Tour Guide (JTG) is an online portal that aims to match volunteer Japanese guides with visitors coming to Japan. Read about their tours put together for tourists by these friendly local guides in this...

A Day Trip from Tokyo: Chichibu

Speaking of tourist destinations on the Seibu Railway network, Chichibu and Kawagoe are by far the most well known. In particular, Chichibu has been gaining popularity in recent years on the back of traditional...

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...

Beer and Soul Food @ B-1 Grand Prix Shokudo

The annual B-1 Grand Prix started as an event aimed to promote Japan's regional dishes though now the focus has shifted to a more holistic approach, promoting the local towns and cities instead of...

A Visit to the Kawaii Monster Café in Harajuku

Wattention staff visits the Kawaii Monster Café in Harajuku! This café is exactly what Harajuku stands for: crazy – psychedelic – cute – strange – spooky! The layout of the café resembles the belly of the...