The Best Whitebait Bowl is in Kochi 高知 Prefecture (Chirimen-don ちりめん丼 / Shirasu-don しらす丼 / Dorome どろめ)

This set meal of Whitebait (Baby sardine) Bowl is only 600 yen. Super low price and delicious!

Trial Lesson in Tokyo - Japanese Green Tea 緑茶

One lesson topic is how to serve Japanese green tea. A high quality green tea is recommended. When you use good tea leaves, you can make a few cups of tea, even up to three cups using the same leaves.

Super Spicy Ramen - MOUKO TANMEN NAKAMOTO 蒙古タンメン中本 in Tokyo

If you really like spicy food, you should go to a ramen shop MOUKO TANMEN NAKAMOTO 蒙古タンメン中本. They specialize in tasty and super spicy ramen.

A Cafe that is an Old Japanese Style House in Tokyo - ENGAWA CAFE 縁側カフェ

I am fond of having a relaxing time in a cafe that is a converted old Japanese style house. It has a nice retro atmosphere inside and you can view its Japanese garden. This type of house is getting rarer and rarer these days.

All-You-Can-Eat Deep Fried Skewered Meat and Vegetables / KUSHIKATSU 串カツ - KUSHIYA MONOGATARI 串家物語

A restaurant chain KUSHIYA MONOGATARI 串家物語 specializes in deep fried skewered meat and vegetables. (Breaded, deep fried skewers) They offer all-you-can-eat, and optional all-you-can-drink.

Go for a Drive to MONET'S GARDEN in Kochi Prefecture Shikoku 四国 高知 モネの庭 ドライブ

This garden has been made similarly to Monet's Garden in France. It is a good place to go on a date.

Low Priced Lunch and Happy Hour of Cafe Restaurant GUSTO カフェレストラン ガスト

When you want to take a break from sightseeing or shopping in Japan, you can rest at this restaurant for a while. It is not necessary to order food there if you order a drink. Cafe Restaurant GUSTO カフェレストラン ガスト has more than 1300 restaurants in Japan. P...


A ramen chain MARUGEN RAMEN 丸源ラーメン is worth trying. My family and I like the shop's ramen. I will definitely visit their ramen shop again soon to enjoy their ramen.

Kigurajyaya きぐら茶屋 - Izakaya 居酒屋 in Tokyo

This Japanese style bar restaurant (called Izakaya) offers great seafood, especially sashimi. Their grilled chicken on a skewer is also tasty. This Izakaya is kind of unknown for tourists, because it is not situated in downtown Tokyo.

A Hostel CHAPTER TWO TOKYO in Asakusa 浅草 Tokyo

This hostel is opened in March 2018, located in a popular sightseeing place Asakusa 浅草 of central Tokyo 東京.

Sushi Restaurant - KURASUSHI くら寿司

Conveyor-belt sushi restaurant KURASUSHI くら寿司 2 branches are located near Ikebukuro 池袋 Station in downtown Tokyo. You can walk there in 6 minutes from the station. Ikebukuro area is good for sightseeing and shopping.

Grilled minced chicken skewer つくね専門 鳥の王様 TORINO-OUSAMA in Nishiarai 西新井 Tokyo 東京 - Yakitori 焼き鳥

This Japanese bar restaurant specializes in grilled chicken mince patty on a skewer. There are over ten different varieties of grilled minced chicken skewers such as garlic, cheese, fruit, basil, mayonnaise and many more. (They are 90 yen to more.) Nam...

Emblem Hostel in Nishiarai Tokyo エンブレムホステル 西新井 東京

This reasonable hostel has clean, nice rooms and facilities. Just make yourself at home in the lounge (on the picture above) and Cafe&Bar (on the 2nd floor). You can meet with friendly guests there. The lounge on the 3rd floor is for hostel guests...

A Self-service Food Stand that Works on the Honor System in Japan 良心市、無人販売所

This is a sales place for vegetables, fruits, flowers and so on. It is usually just a shelf and a roof, without any doors or windows.

A Wild Animal in Japan

I saw a strange wild animal from far away. What is that?

A Type of Bar in Japan Called a GIRL'S BAR

I'd like to introduce you to a type of bar that can be found in Japan called a GIRL'S BAR, which is a kind of Japanglish.

A Sake Brand for Beginners - Jozen Mizuno Gotoshi 上善如水 - 日本酒 純米吟醸

If you are new to drinking sake, a sake brand called Jozen Mizuno Gotoshi 上善如水 would be best for you. It has really smooth light feeling but is still very tasty and not so sweet. Don't get me wrong, but it is sometimes said to taste like water.

BEEF KITCHEN STAND ビーフキッチンスタンド Akihabara 秋葉原, Shinjuku 新宿, Shinbashi 新橋 in Tokyo

This restaurant offers many different kinds of amazingly low priced foods for between 100 and 380 yen. (They are small size though.)

Yuigahama Beach 由比ガ浜海水浴場 in Kamakura 鎌倉 City Kanagawa 神奈川 Prefecture

Yuigahama 由比ガ浜 Beach is the most popular around Kanagawa 神奈川 and Tokyo 東京. A lot of young people go there to enjoy summer holidays.

Hasedera Temple 長谷寺 in Kamakura 鎌倉 City Kanagawa 神奈川 Prefecture

I have been to many temples and shrines in Japan for sightseeing or hiking. As far as in and around Tokyo, one of my best temples is Hasedera Temple 長谷寺 in Kamakura 鎌倉 City.