When I’m asked about gourmet cuisine in Yamanashi, of course the first thing that comes to mind is “hoto”, a popular noodle dish. Today I’ll be introducing hoto, as well as two other gourmet dishes that are just as delicious. 1.This list wouldn’t be complete without hoto One of the …Read More »
Experience the Ultimate in Relaxation! 3 Famous Local Onsens You Should Visit If You Come to the Kinki Region
Ōsaka and Hyōgo, Nanki in Wakayama, Kōsei and Kotou in Shiga, Ise in Mie, and all of Nara and Kyōto—the Kinki region is overflowing with attractions and highlights for tourists. There are plenty of historical buildings, as well as shrines and temples of every kind to visit, not to mention …Read More »
No matter where you go in Japan, every region is blessed with hot springs; but this guide introduces little-known hot springs particular to the Tohoku region that come recommended by locals. 1. Mt. Osore, Aomori Prefecture Mt. Osore is famous for its “itako,” blind women who are spiritual mediums; however, …Read More »
There are many sightseeing spots in Shizuoka, from historical buildings to natural waterfalls that were included in the “Selected 100 Waterfalls of Japan.” Even among these, here we’ll introduce engaging and interesting places to lovers of travel who have visited the standard spots a number of times. 1. Shizuoka Municipal …Read More »
If you come to Miyazaki, by all means try these dishes! I can tell you about three off-the-beaten-path gourmet spots that serve up exquisite food unique to Miyazaki.
There are many points of interest and delicious gourmet locations in Miyazaki where one can experience the both regional flavors and the character of the prefecture’s citizens. Because I am a Miyazaki native, this time I can be your guide to three gourmet spots off the beaten path that serve …Read More »
A must-eat when you are in Nagasaki! My 3 personal favorite little-known gourmet spots that I can recommend because they are local.
Nagasaki is a city characterized by a foreign feel. It features a unique scenery and nightscape of residential buildings extending to the top of the mountain, and streetcars running throughout the city. If you make a trip to Nagasaki, you would not want to miss all of its delicious offerings. …Read More »
The nightscapes of Nagasaki are so beautiful that they were listed in the new Top 3 Night Views in the World and Top 3 Night Views of Japan. The prefecture is bordered by the sea to the west, so its sunsets are also famed for their beauty. Nagasaki has many …Read More »
I want people to know more about Kagawa! Here are my three personal favorite little- known hot spots in Kagawa.
As I look out on to the beautiful Seto Inland Sea, I think that the word picturesque perfectly describes Kagawa Prefecture, or the native-born Udon Prefecture as it is known throughout Japan. Kagawa Prefecture’s slogan is “we’re no just the Udon Prefecture.” In order for you to fully enjoy Kagawa …Read More »
When people ask us what food we personally like best in Okayama, we can’t help but say “Sawara!” (Spanish mackerel), “Ebimeshi!” (Shrimp fried rice), or “Tama no Ontamameshi!” ( Fried rice with eggs from hot springs). Perhaps you have never heard of them before, but we assure you they’re all …Read More »
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 »