Nara is an ancient city rich in history and culture. The city’s urban area has numerous tourist sights such as Todai-ji, and Kofuku-ji, around Nara Park. Here is a local’s guide to little-known tourist spots among them. In addition to visiting famous tourist sights, please try going these little-known places …Read More »
You must taste this if you go to Kakogawa (Hyogo prefecture)! A guide to the deliciousness of “katsumeshi”, a hidden and unique gourmet dish!
Exactly like anywhere else in Japan, even in Hyogo the citizens have several local gourmet dishes among their favourites. For example, Kobe, the prefectural capital, is quite famous nationwide for its gourmet Kobe beef brands. However, if you move west from Kobe for less than 1 hour, you will be …Read More »
As far as sightseeing in Hyogo goes, places like Old Foreign Settlement in Yamate, Chinatown, found directly by Motomachi Station, and the area around Harborland, where you can stroll by the sea, are commonly seen in travel guides. Without a doubt, these places have plenty of things to see, as …Read More »
Aichi is one of the major cities that represents Japan. If you’re planning on visiting, here are the three gourmet spots locals recommend, plus a pointer or two on what makes them so special. 1. Aichi’s super popular, super spicy ramen First, we’ll take you to “Misen,” famous for its …Read More »
Starting from Nagoya Castle and Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium, Aichi has a lot to offer for tourists. From family-friendly Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens to Minami-Chita Beach Land on the Chita Peninsula, Aichi has so many places to see that it’s hard to visit them all in one go. …Read More »
I want everyone to know! 3 private out-of-the way tourist spots in Nagano. They’re in the local area so I can guide you there.
Nagano has many tourist destinations. There are also a lot of little-known spots unique to the locality that can be found in the wide region. I thought I’d introduce you to private secluded destinations that aren’t so well-known, or rather, spots that should be well-known but no one has been …Read More »
Near Tokyo and encircled by Mount Fuji and the southern alps, you’ll find the Yamanashi prefecture. This time, we’ll be introducing some of the top hidden sightseeing spots in this picturesque area. Spot 1: A delicious fruit-picking experience Yamanashi is the number one producer of grapes and peaches in Japan! …Read More »
If you come to Ishikawa, there are many awesome places where we’d like you eat, but here we will introduce three amazingly delicious but secret gourmet foods that are popular with the locals. 1. Eat home-grown oysters at Noto Osyter Road (Noto Kaki Gaido) Noto, Ishikawa is praised for its …Read More »
When it comes to tourism spots in Ishikawa, isn’t the first thing that comes to people’s minds Kanazawa? Just the immediate area around Kanazawa Station is already full of places to see, from the Kenroku-en Garden that is always at the top of guidebooks, to the Kanazawa Castle and Art …Read More »
These are the things you have to try in Niigata! A local’s perspective on the three hidden gems of gourmet dining in Niigata
When you think of Niigata, the first things that may come to mind are rice and sake, and rightly so for the most part; koshihikari is eponymous of delicious rice, and you’ll find no shortage of Uonuma Koshihikari imitators on the market. Niigata also has an excellent reputation for Japanese …Read More »