Otaru is a harbour in Hokkaido. In addition to being famous for its canal and storage facilities, you can also find the ruins of the former JR Temiya Line. The railway was built in 1880 and is the oldest railway in the area. It has linked between Otaru and Sapporo and is very important to the economic development of the area. After the Temiya Line has stopped service, ...
Situated in Nihonbashi, the Mitsukoshi Main Store is Japan's first department store. The store was established in 1673 and at the beginning, the name of the shop was known as "Echigoya" and is famous for selling kimono. The current main store was expanded in 1935 and the building has been retained till now as it has been considered as an important cultural heritage. The ma...
The Herbill at Hiruzen is a place where you can see beautiful scenery of the three big mountains of Hiruzen. It allows you to see the different plants growing in high hills and it provides a place where citizens can interact with the nature and plants.  In this high plateau, there is Herb Garden which has over 200 types of herbs, as well as a Lavender garden and a...
If you would like to purchase Disney souvenirs in Japan, there is no need for you to go to Disneyland. You can purchase them at the Disney store. Amongst all the Disney stores, the Shibuya branch has the longest history (opened in 1992) and has the largest variety of products. You can feel the fantastic atmosphere right from the entrance. Address: 20-15, Udagawa-cho, S...
This brand has become very popular since its launch as it has three important elements – value for money, comfortable and convenience. Speaking of the location, for the North Shinjuku branch, it is located just 2 minutes walk from the JR Shin Okubo Station. Also, the hotel has very simple design and excellent facilities. The bedroom area, bathroom as well as lobby all ...
It is a must do activity to try the hairy crab when we visit Hokkaido. Summer is the best season to enjoy hairy crab as they are all full of nutrition and therefore are very tasty. Inside the Susukino area of Sapporo, there is a restaurant called Isokin which uses the best local culinary method to prepare the hairy crabs at very reasonable price. Here crabs are prepare...
There are many observation towers in Japan and each of them is very distinctive. However, the Fukuoka Tower is reputed to be the "tower that is closest to the sea in Japan". It is 234 meters tall and is located near the waterfront. It is the third tallest tower in Japan after the Tokyo Skytree and the Tokyo Tower. Visitors can visit the observation deck located at altitude...