In this article, I explore the following five goods and services which could be of interest to newcomers and seasoned veterans: printing documents and photos; quick cash withdrawals; picking up packages; paying a wide variety of bills; and, of course, food and drink.
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The temple was built in AD 686 and is positioned near the top of a mountain. There is a covered stairway leading up that’s strewn with flowers and lined with stone lanterns.
I know that learning kanji can seem daunting at first, but after a few years one can learn the 1600–2000 main kanji needed for fluency. Beyond those kanji though, there are 4000+ more kanji that even the average Japanese native might not either know how to write or even be able to read.
Japanese love giving gifts during many occasions and it is a part of their culture. New Year, birthdays, weddings, graduation, school entry, child birth etc. are some of the most delighted occasions in which monetary gifts are presented.
The Sky Circus observatory is situated in the Sunshine 60 Building on the 60th floor. The building can be accessed from Ikebukuro station or Higashi-Ikebukuro station. Close to the shopping center Alpa there is an elevator that takes to the 60th floor.
Japanese food is considered healthy in general but there are a few foods you might want to stay away from. In this article, I will highlight 5 foods and drinks you should not eat too often and introduce better alternatives.
Imado Jinja (今戸神社) is a small Shinto shrine located in the Asakusa area about 15 minutes by walking from Asakusa station. Its history dates back to the 11th century.
As such, Ochanomizu has much to offer visitors, in the form of inexpensive Indian curry eateries, religious sites, and a street lined with musical instrument shops.
A few rather popular activities here in Japan during summer are hiking, beach surfing and picnics. I present a summer’s day in Zushi, Kanagawa, consisting of a relaxing and scenic hike at Mount Takatori (with different start and end points), finished off with a stroll in the beach.