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I have experience studying abroad in Germany and traveled 17 countries before. Love Korean food, Love Astronaut, Love Croatia. I will send everyone exciting information of Japan! Enjoy it!

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2017.05.18
Let’s get drinks at Genka bar!! Everything you eat and drink is top quality!!
Genka bar has three branches: Gotanda, Akasaka mitsuke, and Ginza in Tokyo. Everything you eat and drink is reasonable and of good quality! This tim
2017.05.12
2018 Best Fireworks Festivals in Tokyo!
Have you made your summer plans yet? It’s never too early to start planning, especially if you want to attend a fireworks festival! In this article,
2017.05.02
The Best Fireworks in Japan for August 2018!
Which fireworks festival are you planning on going to this year? This time, I’d like to recommend Japan’s top 6 fireworks festivals. Follow us for th
2017.04.27
Eat. Play. Learn. The fun-filled “Ryogoku Nigiwai Festival.” Come out during golden week and enjoy the rich history of Ryogoku city.
The Ryogoku Nigiwai Festival will be held on April 29th and 30th (Saturday-Sunday) near Ryogoku station. So, what’s so special about this event?
2017.04.20
Kichijoji 1 Day Itinerary The best way to spend your day in Kichijoji!
Kichijoji has always been a popular place to visit in Tokyo. It is conveniently close to two major stations in Tokyo and it only takes 15 minutes fro
2017.04.17
Kichijoji Adventure! Vol.3 Shop recommendations in Kichijoji ~
Only 15 minutes on the Keio line from Shinjuku station is the perfect shopping district, Kichijoji. There are a lot of neat shops in this area waiting
2017.04.16
Kichijoji Adventure Vol. 2! Gourmet finds in Kichijoji~ Good for any occasion!
On this warm sunny day, we decided to go on a 1-day adventure in Kichijoji to see what we can find! After walking around for a bit, we decided to eat
2017.04.15
Kichijoji Adventure!! Vol.1 Cherry Blossom Viewing in「Inokashira Park」
When I checked the weather forecast a few days back, there was a rain cloud on this day…but I guess we got lucky!! It turned out to be a nice sunny da
2017.04.13
Feel the Samurai soul and learn how to use Samurai sword in Japanese traditional martial art “Iai”!!
Ryusei-kan(龍正館) aims to pass down the Japanese traditional culture and spirit correctly by Iai-do and swordsmanship. This time, I will tell you abou
花魁
2017.03.29
Asakusa’s Oiran Sakura Festival Come and join one of the most popular spring festivals: “Asakusa Kannon Ura Ichiyouzakura Festival”
The Asakusa Kannon Ura Ichiyouzakura Festival will be held on Saturday, April 8th in Asakusa on Ichiyouzakura Imatzubashi street. Come and enjoy the
Your Name
2017.03.07
Don’t miss the art gallery of Japan’s #1 film of 2016「Your Name」at Ginza, Tokyo!
One of Makoto Shinkai’s masterpiece,「Your Name」was released in the summer of 2016 and soon became the most popular animated movie of the year. This t
2017.03.05
【SPRING】The Keage Incline in Kyoto is a great photo spot! Walk on the train tracks in a shower of falling cherry blossom petals.
Each year during the cherry blossom season, the Keage Incline shows us beautiful scenery. You can enjoy walking along beautiful rows of cherry blossom
2017.03.04
【SPRING】Yawaragi no michi along the Nanatani River, is a hidden place to see gorgeous cherry blossoms in Kameoka, Kyoto.
Kameoka city in Kyoto is my favorite place to enjoy beautiful nature and delicious food. It is located 8 minutes by train from Arashiyama, the most po
2017.01.24
Get healthy and beautiful by eating Japanese umeboshi plums!
The umeboshi are very common pickles in Japan. I'll introduce the effects of umeboshi and how to enjoy them! All photos of umeboshi products in this
2017.01.17
Let’s go to Setagaya-Ekimae shopping street and see its appearance of the ancient Japan!
The Setagaya-Ekimae shopping street is located in front of Setagaya station on the Tokyu Setagaya Line. The front of the 15 stores on the shopping str

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2017.05.21
An Awa Odori entertainment troupe Takarabune!!
Takarabune is a creative dance company of Awa Odori, one of the most well-known Japanese traditional dances with 400 years of history.
饅頭まつり
2017.05.20
Don’t miss the Manjyu festival and famous Japanese sweets shop中西与三郎(Nakanishi Yosaburou)!
Rin Shrine (林神社) enshrines Jōin RIN (林 浄因) who brought steamed bean-paste buns (Manjyu) from China, and it is located on the ground of Kongo Shrine (漢
蔵王堂
2017.04.12
【SPRING】The symbol of Mt.Yoshino! Let’s take a walk around Kinpusenji Temple under the cherry blossoms in full bloom!!
Simo-senbon, Naka-senbon, Kami-senbon and Oku-senbon in Mt.Yoshino all bloom in chronological order starting from early April through late April. So
滝桜
2017.04.08
【SPRING】The best place to see cherry blossoms at Mt. Yoshino! Takizakura is a must go spot!!
Mt. Yoshino is well known since the old times for the best cherry blossom site in Japan. Simo-senbon, Naka-senbon, Kami-senbon and Oku-senbon in Mt.
asagaya_street
2017.03.23
This is a very cool, subcultural place... let’s go to Asagaya Anime Street!
I’m going to introduce anime spots where you can enjoy Japanese subculture in Tokyo. The Suginami Ward is very famous for its anime district in Tokyo
Mt. Yoshino
2017.03.15
【SPRING】Mt. Yoshino in Nara is Japan's best location for viewing cherry blossoms! You can enjoy 30,000 cherry blossom trees!
Mt. Yoshino has many cherry blossom trees as well as 200 different other types of trees. These cherry blossom trees are called Hitome-Senbon(一目千本), a