Food

Deep fried moray eel is tasty. Try it out! ウツボから揚げ 高知

Moray eel food is a local food in Kochi 高知 Japan. It is unique in texture and little chewy. I sometimes eat it because it's tasty.
Food

AMAZAKE 甘酒 is a sweet, fermented rice drink.

Ama-zake: Ama 甘 means sweet. Zake 酒 means sake.Amazake is well-known in Japan because it is a nutritious drink. Because of that, many supermarkets prepare many different kinds of Amazake 甘酒.
Food

A Curry Restaurant Chain CoCo ICHIBANYA - ココイチ CoCo壱番屋

I sometimes go to a curry restaurant CoCo ICHIBANYA. They offer testy curry rice and many kinds of toppings.
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Shijimi Freshwater Clam Ramen in Kochi 高知 Shikoku 四国 - 呑兵衛屋台 しじみラーメン

When you are drunk, a bowl of fresh water clam ramen will sober you up.
Sightseeing

Day-4 Mt. Shiroumadake (Mt. Shirouma) 白馬岳 in the Northern Japan Alps

On the last day, we went easy hiking in Tsugaike Nature Park 栂池自然園. We felt comfortable and relaxed there.
Sightseeing

Day-3 Mt. Shiroumadake (Mt. Shirouma) 白馬岳 in the Northern Japan Alps

All the day, you will never get tired of trekking through a variety of scenery, such as the trail going through peaks of mountains, a large pond, a forest , a marsh as well as a ropeway.
Sightseeing

Day-2: Mt. Shiroumadake (Mt. Shirouma) 白馬岳 in the Northern Japan Alps

Today, the trail goes through the largest snowy gorge in Japan.Then, we will get to the top of Mt. Shiroumadake.
Sightseeing

Day-1: Mt. Shiroumadake (Mt. Shirouma) 白馬岳 in the Northern Japan Alps

Mt. Shiroumadake is 2932m (9619ft) above sea level, and a popular mountain for walking on the largest snowy gorge in Japan.I will introduce you to Japanese wilderness for 4 days trekking that starts from Tokyo buy bus.
Food

All-You-Can-Eat MENTAIKO (Cod Roe) at a Restaurant SACHIFUKUYA さち福や in Saitama and Tokyo - 明太子 食べ放題

Do you like seasoned cod roe?It is called Mentaiko 明太子 in Japanese.When you want to eat a lot of Mentaiko you should go to the restaurant.
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Enjoy Japanese Wagyu 和牛 Beef at Standing Bar in Tokyo! YAKINIKU (Barbecue) JIROUMARU 立喰い焼肉 治郎丸

Do you want to try Japanese Wagyu beef inexpensively?You can enjoy eating many kinds of domestically produced Japanese beef at a standing barbecue chain.
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Firefly Squid ホタルイカ at Japanese Restaurants / Bars

Firefly squid is a common food at Japanese eating places such as Japanese sushi / restaurants / bars (called IZAKAYA). It is known as the sparking squid in the ocean.I sometimes eat it. It is called ホタルイカ(ほたるいか)Hotaruika in Japanese.
Food

MOTSU-NABE もつ鍋 is a Japanese hotpot that is local food of Hakata 博多 City Fukuoka 福岡

A bar restaurant chain HAKATA-GEKIJO 博多劇場 offers low priced beef Motsu-nabe. 牛もつ鍋Their restaurants are mainly located in and around Tokyo.
Food

Japanese Raw Egg is Safe to Eat. 生卵、温泉卵

In Japan, we often eat raw eggs, typically those of chicken or quail. Many types of dishes are served with raw egg or a half boiled egg (very soft boiled egg).
Culture

Singing Karaoke Alone in Spaceship Capsule

Are you traveling Japan?Do you want to go to karaoke?Two recommended karaoke establishments are below.
Food

Standing Bar: Tachinomi-Takioka 立飲み-たきおか in Ueno 上野 Tokyo

I went to a standing bar with a friend in Ueno 上野 Tokyo. We had a good time and spent only 4100 yen for the both of us. l will write about the food and drinks that we had in this blog below.
News

If you want to drive by go-kart (go-cart) in Japan, please bring an international driver's license.

I often talk and get a drink with tourists at hostels in Tokyo. When I ask them what they want to do in Japan, many people say that they plan to rent a go-kart and drive on a public road.
Sightseeing

Artistic Light Museums in Tokyo: Produced by teamLab

When I ask foreign tourists where they want go in Tokyo many people say that they plan to go to the museum of teamLab.
Food

Ranking of Reasonable Pork Bowl in Tokyo

I prefer pork bowl to beef bowl. This is my ranking of pork bowl.
Event

World of Thigh Photo Exhibition 2019 in Harajuku Tokyo ふともも写真の世界展 原宿

This photo exhibition specializes in female beauty thigh. 💗
Event

NABE (Japanese style hot pod or stew) Festival in Hibiya 日比谷 Tokyo - ご当地鍋フェスティバル

This event is held once a year in Tokyo.More than 20 different kinds of Nabe from all over Japan are available during the festival.You can also enjoy other various foods such as barbecue, deep fried food, sake, beer and much more.
Food

Delicious Liver Meat Dish in Tokyo: Sauteed Pork or Chicken Liver and Chive ニラレバ定食 (レバニラ)

If you like eating liver meat I highly recommend 2 restaurants below in Tokyo. They offer great food!
Food

My Favorite Rice Crackers: REKKA-WASABI 烈火わさび, HAPPYTURN ハッピーターン

I recommend you try 2 kinds of Japanese popular cheap and unique snacks.
Sightseeing

Discover Flying Penguins in the Sky of Tokyo 空飛ぶペンギン

A Fairy Tale: Someone seriously claimed that penguins can fly in the sky. (All photos in this page are not fake!)
Food

Udon of MARUGAME SEIMEN in Japan 丸亀製麺 うどん

I go to this udon restaurant once or twice a month.
Sightseeing

Tips for Traveling in Japan: Useful 1-day Train Ticket in Tokyo - Tokyo Metro 24-hour Ticket 東京メトロ24時間券

If you go to many shopping and sightseeing places around downtown Tokyo only for a day, it is a good idea to buy 1-day train pass.
Culture

What do you want to buy as souvenirs when you leave Japan? How about TOKYO BANANA, Cute Magnet or Japanese Lantern?

Are you looking for souvenirs in Japan?
Food

Octopus Dumplings TAKOYAKI たこ焼き

Takoyaki is octopus dumplings and it is a popular snak like a junk food but tasty.
Culture

What do you want to buy as souvenirs when you leave Japan? How about Socks, Kimono, Replica Food?

I often heard that many tourists from foreign countries bought Japanese colorful socks, low priced kimono and replica food.
Food

Popular Sashimi Restaurants in Tokyo - YONPACHIGYOJOU 四十八漁場, KAPPOU SAITOU 割烹さいとう

I often go to seafood restaurants in Tokyo. I will introduce two recommended restaurants below.
News

Attention! Japan's Google Maps got worse!

When Google was using map data from Japan's the most excellent mapmaker ZENRIN, the quality of Google Maps was really good. But now, they probably stop using it. Instead, they use their own map data for Google Maps. The accuracy of Japanese Google Maps h...
Event

Two Unique Shrines are KANDAMYOUJIN 神田明神 in Tokyo and KANAMARA-SAMA かなまら様 in Kawasaki 川崎 City.

There are 2 unique and popular shrines in and around Tokyo.
Food

Deep-Fried Breaded Pork Cutlet TONKATSU / Ham Cutlet HAMUKATSU トンカツ, ハムカツ

I will introduce 2 types of deep-fried breaded cutlets. These are pork cutlet TONKATSU and ham cutlet HAMUKATSU.
Sightseeing

Modern and Traditional Japanese Entertainment Show Places in Tokyo - ROBOT RESTAURANT ロボットレストラン, KAGUWA 香和, TAKARAZUKA REVUE 宝塚歌劇

I recommend 3 show places in Tokyo. Please check out this blog page below.
Culture

Japanese Dog SHIBAINU (SHIBAKEN) 柴犬 and Mameshiba 豆柴

Shibainu 柴犬 is traditional Japanese dog. (It is also called Shibaken)
Food

Do you know what Japanese sashimi is? Horse, Whale, Chicken Vegetables Sashimi

These days, sashimi is a Japanese food that is becoming more popular around the world, and it is usually comprised of thinly-sliced raw seafood. Actually, sashimi is not always made with raw seafood.
Food

Standing Sake Bars in Tokyo - ANAGURA 窖, KIMIJIMAYA 君嶋屋, SUZUDEN 鈴傳 - 日本酒

Let's go to recommended sake stores (standing bars), and try paid sake tasting! Standing bars are much more reasonable than typical seating style places.
Food

Do you know Chicken Namban? チキン南蛮・チキンナンバン - Torishin 鳥心(高知)、Torisyo 鶏笑、Yayoiken やよい軒

Chicken Namban is deep-fried chicken that is then soaked for several seconds (or slightly boiled) in a special sauce after frying, made with sugar, soy sauce, vinegar and so on. It is usually served with tartar sauce or, in some restaurants, with ketc...
Sightseeing

One Day Hike to Mt. Oyama 大山 / Oyama Afuri Shrine 大山阿夫利神社 / Oyama-dera Temple 大山寺 in Kanagawa 神奈川 Prefecture 2/2

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Sightseeing

One Day Hike to Mt. Oyama 大山 / Oyama Afuri Shrine 大山阿夫利神社 / Oyama-dera Temple 大山寺 in Kanagawa 神奈川 Prefecture 1/2

Let's go Hiking in Mt. Oyama 大山 in Kanagawa Prefecture. You can see Mt. Fuji 富士山 from the top of Mt. Oyama. You can stop by Oyama Afuri Shrine 大山阿夫利神社 and Oyama-dera Temple 大山寺.
Food

Standing Tempura Bars in Tokyo 天ぷら - KIKUYA 喜久や, TACHITENMARU 立天○

There are many kinds of standing bars in Japan, but standing tempura bars are rare. I will introduce 2 tempura bars in Tokyo that uses high quality ingredients such as seafood and oil. If you have the same quality tempura at a seating style luxury rest...