5 Must Have Stationery Items From Japan's Best Variety Goods Stores
If you head to any of Japan's big variety stores, you're sure to find a wide variety of cool items, especially when it comes to stationery! Here are the latest 5 must-have items!
Popular Instagrammar PIMTHA takes on the challenge of making accessories her own accessories at Kiwa Seisakujo in Harajuku, Tokyo! Learn about workshops, and see her on NHK WORLD's "TOKYO EYE 2020".
There are over 1,000 shrines in Tokyo, and the deities enshrined at each are said to bring luck to different areas of your life. In this article, we will introduce five special shrines that will bring luck in love to those who visit them.
A shotengai or shopping street, is a street lined with small shops that supports the daily lives of those living in the area. Here you can find greengrocers, fishmongers, delis and more.
The Former Hokkaido Government Office Building, also known as the Red Brick Government building, in Sapporo, is a charming place to visit to learn about the history of the city and to see the striking fall colors in Hokkaido.
Today let's take a look at the year round charms of the symbol of Sapporo - the Sapporo TV Tower. Here you'll find basic information about the tower itself, and the best times to visit it.
Tokyo is the world's leading sweet and snack battleground, with newcomers joining the fray every month. Today we look at our top 5 international treat picks!
Ikegami Honmonji is a Buddhist temple located in Tokyo's Ota ward. This history-rich temple, built in 1282, is only a 30-40 minute train ride from either Tokyo or Shinjuku station.
The Misaki Morning Market, in Misaki, a town located in Miura, Kanagawa prefecture, is one of the best known and tastiest places to find fresh tuna and seafood in the Kanto area. Come and see all the regional delights this market has!
While many may purchase souvenirs from shops and train stations near sightseeing spots, those wanting to make bulk purchases should head to Don Quijote and shop smart!
Japan's foremost financial district is Nihonbashi. Here you will find Kabuto Shrine and the Tokyo Zeniarai Benten, two money-related shrines sure to help improve your fortunes.
You will find many different examples of Japanese castles scattered across the country. If you would like a taste of traditional Japanese atmosphere, then Japan's Top 100 Castles is the best way to get it.
Visitors to Japan have their first trip to Japanese public bath! This tour was organized by Emblem Hostel in Nishiarai; read all about Matsu no Yu, the public bath they visited, and learn what they thought of the experience here!
On certain holidays throughout the year, many zoos, museums, art galleries, gardens, etc. in Japan have free admission! In this article we will introduce the dates and facilities that you will surely want to know about before sightseeing in Tokyo.
Here are the best observatories where you can enjoy picturesque views of Tokyo free of charge. Not only located in the city center, from these spots found around Tokyo you can take in various different views of the urban landscape.
Tattoos as a fashion statement are slowly being accepted in Japan, but there are cases where you may be denied access to a hot spring, pool, or even public beaches. Here are different ways to cover your tattoos using body stickers.
Osugi Shrine in Ibaraki Prefecture is the only shrine in Japan said to help make dreams come true! It's also known for its ability to break off bad luck, so this is the place to go if you are looking to make your dreams a reality.
This article focuses on the different types of makizushi, or rolled sushi, found in Japanese restaurants, including their common ingredients, how to make them, and different variations available.
Tomin no Hi, or Citizen's Day, is a special holiday in Tokyo that takes place on October 1st where many government-run facilities are free to visit. Here you will find information on this day including our top places to visit.
Ozu Castle, located in Ozu, Ehime prefecture, is unusual in that it has a wooden castle tower and part of an existing guard tower, which have made it one of Japan's top 100 castles. Here are the highlights and access routes to this unique castle.
Kozushima, Tokyo, is part of the Izu islands. With fishing, diving, hiking and even places for barbecues, this charming place is a great place to get away and refresh yourself.