Wednesday, January 16, 2019

買い物

SHOPPING

Japan is home to countless iconic historical shops, fashion malls, artist ateliers, and charming shopping streets where craftworks, premium branded items, and other treasures are waiting for you to bring back home.

[Shopping] Shaping the City

High Streets and Local Shopping Streets – Two Sides of a Coin Tokyo is a city of contrasts locked in an interplay, one of which...

MITSUKOSHI: Pioneering Through the Ages

The Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store is preserving history while leading it at the same time. The Mitsukoshi brand itself dates back to 1673, and...
Shinjuku’s main street circa 1935

Legendary Establishments as Landmarks of Shinjuku

Keeping Pace with Time Bearing Witness to the Changes of Shinjuku  Where it all began for Shinjuku? The busiest junction of Shinjuku-sanchome was known in the past...
omotesando

Another 3hr trip – Harajuku & Omotesando

Harajuku & Omotesando  原宿・表参道 Tokyo is a city that not only combines tradition and modernity but also boasts a multicultural heritage. For those looking to...

Winter Illuminations Spots in Tokyo 2017

Christmas and New Year’s is coming! Have you decided how to spend your break in Tokyo? In recent years, winter illumination shows and displays...

Koshu Yume Kouji: Perfect gift shopping destination

  Just a quick walk from the Kofu station is a reproduction of the jokamachi (castle town) from the Meiji (1868–1912), Taisho (1912-1926) and the...

Nakamachi Street: Untouched by time

Walking along this street you will feel like stepping into a different era! The black and white buildings known as namako-kabe storehouses, clay walls...

Japanese Manholes: Art Under Your Feet

By Alicia Quintard for 47Regions There is so much to see in Japan. You can look up at the skyscrapers of Tokyo, look in the...

Travel back in time to Kawagoe, the little Edo. A day...

Have been to almost all major tourist attractions in Tokyo and have no idea where else to go? If you want to escape from...

Lake Yamanaka: The Perfect Weekend Getaway

Lake Kawaguchiko is probably one of the most known out of the Fuji Five Lakes, but we decided to explore Lake Yamanakako. In the...

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...

Another 3 hr trip – Tokyo

  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...

Stroll through Ikebukuro’s Picturesque District

Only a 15-minute walk separates you from the bustling inner city of Ikebukuro and its nostalgic old town, Zoshigaya. Wander through the myriad alleys...

Taste of Mt. Fuji: a short hiking adventure

You don't need to climb all the way to the top of Mt. Fuji to experience the beautiful alpine nature and breathtaking landscapes that...

Ikebukuro East Exit: where pop culture thrives

Ikebukuro’s east exit is the perfect spot for everyone – whether you are an anime lover, a passionate shopper or a trendwatcher looking for...

The secret ice world underneath Mt. Fuji

Located about 20 minutes by bus from Kawaguchiko Station, inside a forest formed by the ashes of Mt. Fuji's past eruptions over a thousand...

Immerse in Japanese culture and experience yukata

With the amount of foreign visitors to Japan increasing each year, it's becoming more common to see tourists immersing in Japanese culture and wearing...

Convenient accommodation and shopping options near Mt. Fuji

CABIN & LOUNGE HIGHLAND STATION INN Are you traveling on a low-budget? Then we have the best solution for you and your friends! Whether you...

A Relaxing weekend around Lake Kawaguchiko with your family

DAY 1 Make your way straight to Fuji-Q Highland amusement park by taking the Fuji-Q Highway Bus – Resort Express from Tokyo Station, Shinjuku Station,...

Touring the best of Mt. Fuji Five Lakes area in just...

Calmed waters inhabited by koi fish and swans, adorable thatched roof cottages, open fields carpeted with tulips or sunflowers and serene torii gates nestled...