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Posts Tagged 'Sweets'

Naramachi

Stroll Around the Ancient City at Naramachi!

Hailed as the capital from 710 until 794 when the capital was transferred to Heiankyo (Kyoto), Nara has been etched into history as the hub of ancient…

Iijikan

Spend a posh afternoon of desserts and drinks in Tokyo

Dessert and a drink? Count me in! Here, we’ll introduce tantalizing establishments that are sure to please any adult’s craving heart, all in Tokyo whe…

fruits and season

To go, please! At the forefront of sandwiches in Tokyo

Sandwiches are enjoying a boom thanks in part to “moe-dan,” the strong urge to try it yourself after seeing pictures of cross-sections of hearty, appe…

hickory03travelers Ukiboshi

Sweets from port towns ―Yokohama, Hakodate, Niigata

In the mid-19th century, Japan, which had been restricting interaction with other countries, opened the ports to open its doors to the outside world. …

Delicious + Kawaii = Sublime! Japan’s Animal-Themed Desserts

We all know the feeling of happiness after devouring a delectable dessert. But when that sweet treat is kawaii – cute – on top of being de…

Travelling by Local Railway in Tohoku

In Japan, railway lines with a small passenger capacity are called “local railways.” There are many popular railways serving as sightseeing trains run…

Gotokuji Temple, Local Town Walk Along the Setagaya Line

Local Town Walk Along the Setagaya Line

The Tokyu Setagaya Line is one of the only two tram lines left in Tokyo. The areas along the 10 stations from Sangen-jaya to Shimo-takaido are attract…

hana peach tree

Iizaka Onsen: Revitalize Yourself with Hot Spring Water and Fruit

Iizaka Onsen is located in Fukushima City, an inland area of Fukushima Prefecture. Recognized as one of the three best hot springs in Oshu (the Tohoku…

Tsukuba kasumigaura ring ring road

Only 1 hour from Tokyo! Cycling in Ibaraki: “Tsukuba-Kasumigaura Ring Ring Road”

Access from Tokyo JR Ueno Sta. -> 45 min. by limited express/about 75 min. by local train -> JR Tsukuba Sta. TX Akihabara Sta. -> 45 min. -> TX Tsukub…

kichijoji

Tokyo Walk: Recommended spots and delicious dishes in Kichijoji

Located in Musashino City, the western part of Tokyo, Kichijoji can be accessed by train from Shinjuku in about 15 minutes. With a big park, departmen…

Kyoto sweets

Savor new style Japanese! Sweets & cafes in Kyoto

What comes into your mind as typical sweets in Kyoto? Many people may say wagashi with matcha, azuki red beans, or so on. However, there are now many …

Tsunoya

Looks great! Tastes great! Sweets to try in Japan.

Get ready to find some impressive and irresistible desserts available in Japan which are instagrammable ego-boosters! Hokkaido Parfait, coffee, sake, …

A Culinary Stroll Around Ise Jingu Shrine! Five Selected Local Foods

Since its foundation about 2,000 years ago, Ise Jingu Shrine has been worshipped as the honso, the most sacred of all shrines in Japan. It is also aff…

Yamashiro Onsen

Yamashiro Onsen: a prestigious onsen beloved by a great artist

Yamashiro Onsen is part of Kaga Onsen-kyo in Ishikawa Prefecture, which is known for high-quality spring water. The history dates to more than 1,300 y…