Situated in the Fukagawa Shopping Street, the Edo Souvenir Shop Takahashi is a famous Mom-and-pop candy store. The store is full of Edo era and sells all sorts of candies and accessories. You will feel the atmosphere of the Edo era once you stepped into the store.  The reason why the candies shop is so popular is due to its grandfathers and grandmothers. They will...
All through the years, the Kumano area is considered as a sacred area fod the Gods. In the Heian Period (794 – 1185), the King would spend 30 – 40 days per year to travel from Kyoto (the former capital) to this area to pray. The road which the King used has become the "Kumano Kodo". The Kumano Kodo has 1,200 years of history. It links all the three major shrines in the ar...
L-Breath is a large retail chain in Japan that focuses on selling outdoor sports accessories. It is famous for selling good products at value price.  The Ikebukuro shop is 6 storeys high. On level 1, it mainly sells accessories for running as well as other leisure accessories. On level 2, it sells tennis, football and bicycles accessories. On levels 3 and 4, they m...
Speaking of the favorite place for the Gundam fans, one must mention DiverCity Tokyo Plaza located in Daiba. Apart from the 1:1 Gundam figure located right outside of the mall, one must visit the Gundam Base Tokyo located on the 7th floor. It was opened in August 2017 and was converted from the former Gundam Front Tokyo site with over 20,000 square feet in area. The Gu...
Speaking of famous Bento Boxes in Japan, one must mention the dish called "Beef in the Midnight" from Shinkiya. The shop originates from the Yonezawa city of the Yamagata Prefecture, and is one of the top 3 sites of producing wagyu beef.  The "Beef in the Midnight" dish uses special sauces together with the thin cut of Yonezawa beef and other chopped meat, as well...
When you think of Okinawa, you will find blue sky and white clouds and it is a very good place for vacation. We would like to introduce the highly popular outlet mall “Ashibinaa” this time. It is not a multi-levels shopping mall and it just looks like a large market. The shops are located on both sides and there are over 100 of them. Some of the famous brands such as “...
Situated just 4 kilometers from Kagoshima's city center and reachable by a 15-minute ferry, the Sakurajima Island has an active volcano and is a must visit sightseeing spot. There is an observation tower on the island, and you can see how the lava emits from the tip of the mountain, and thus is a good experience. On the island, you will be able to find the world's biggest ...
JR Tokyo Station is the center of good snacks and souvenirs, and a lot of new shops there have become popular. The NEW YORK PERFECT CHEESE shop was opened in March 2017 and it was launched by three very important persons such as Japan Cheese expert Masayuki Mura, French cheese expert Rodolphe Le Meunier and former bakery chef at the White House Bill Yosses.  Of al...