Visit: Charming Towns

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”Tsuruga Castle”, the Impregnable Castle That Withstood Enemy Attacks for One Month
The Symbol of Aizu-Wakamatsu Since 1384 Tsuruga Castle, originally built in 1384, towers over Aizu-Wakamatsu city, in the heart of Fukushima Pref
2018.05.31
Let's explore Arakicho, a feudal residence that became a gourmet town
If you are staying at the Tadaima Japan Shinjuku Ryokan, or if you are looking for a new neighbourhood to explore in the center of Tokyo, follow me on
2018.05.17
‘Your name’ real-life locations in Yotsuya (Part 1)
Did you know that most Tokyo locations that can be seen in ‘You name’ are real places that you can visit and are easily covered by foot? In the firs
2018.02.16
One night at the Tadaima Japan Shinjuku Ryokan
The recently opened Tadaima Japan Shinjuku Ryokan is located right in the center of Tokyo. Not only does it have beautiful tatami rooms, it also has i
2018.02.16
My stay at Tadaima Japan Shinjuku Ryokan
You’ve probably heard about it: Tadaima Japan has opened its own ryokan at the end of last year in the middle of Araki-cho (Shinjuku district, in Toky
2018.01.02
Dive into the history of Arakicho experiencing the U-shaped town
Tokyo is a city with elevation of the floor varying in different locations When you look at the map of Japan, you can spot the Kanto plain is wide an
2017.12.12
Where you can find the traces of Edo,Meiji and Showa period
The town was the residence of a powerful Japanese feudal lord in the Edo period Araki town, which is in between Yotsuya-sanchome Station of the Marun
2017.12.11
Enjoy the remains of the Showa period left in Arakicho
A town which continues to leave its history remaining, Arakicho In recent years, there has been some attention to the Showa period (1926-1989). Curre
2017.12.10
Explore the finest restaurants in the back alleys of Arakicho
How the alleys of Arakicho is formed “路地の名店” (finest restaurants in the back alleys) is a phrase used in Japanese. “路地” (roji, meaning “passageway”)
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
2017.02.19
Roof tiles that ward off evil called Shōki-san. Tips for finding Shōki-gawara in the Naramachi area!
“Naramachi” is a district that covers one fourth of the south side of the old town of Nara city, and many townhouses from the end of Edo Period to the
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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2017.01.10
The search for the secret to making handmade balloons at Marusa Saito Gom Co. Ltd.!
Balloons are well known by everyone, since childhood. Did you play with water balloons with your friends during the summer when you were little? A
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Fun! Cute! Delicious! Tips for shopping at the Shinkoiwa Lumiere Shopping Arcade.
The Shinkoiwa Lumiere Shopping Arcade is located at the south exit of Shinkoiwa Station on the JR Sōbu Line. This shopping arcade is 420 meters long