Horie. This area combines boutique fashion of areas and intimate coffee shops without the bustle of areas such as Umeda and nearby Shinsaibashi. This area is also home to bicycle stores, furniture shops and second hand clothing stores.
October 12, 2016
Sometimes its something as basic as a cup of coffee brewed just the way they like it. Other times it can be simple food items, and sometimes it can be something much more complex. So join me today as we look at the top 5 items that you can only get in Japan, and the Japanese themselves can’t live without.
September 10, 2016
Osaka has seen a number of coffee shops pop up and locals are flocking to venues that deliver good quality coffee. The following cafes are a selection of unique venues that are perfect for meeting up with friends, taking Instagram photos, watching the world go by, or if you are just looking for your daily caffeine fix.
August 11, 2016
With a tagline like, fresh roasted coffee and worldwide finds, you might be fooled into thinking that it is a waste of time to stop by this store on a trip to Japan. With pockets of products from all regions in Japan, it is one of my favourite shops to browse, and dare I say, dig through. Kaldi Coffee Farm is here for you!
June 20, 2016
Coffee shops are everywhere in Japan, which is awesome. I love that Family Mart and Lawson now offer fresh coffee to go for a reasonable price. But making my own perfect cup every day, I thought, would be too hard to try for myself. Until I was introduced to Hario.
April 27, 2016
As a lover of tofu, I give it my seal of approval with confidence. The shop does get busy and they don’t take reservations on the weekends, so plan your travel if you’re visiting that area and give this place a try!
April 18, 2016
Themed cafes in Tokyo are aplenty. On top of two quirky cafes that I visited previously, the Alice in Wonderland Café was another café that was on my to-visit list. There are numerous Alice in Wonderland themed cafes in Tokyo, showing the popularity of this concept.
April 15, 2016
Located just a few minutes walk from Nishitestu Yakuin train station on Jonan-sen, REC coffee is easy to get to. The atmosphere is casual and pleasant, and the smell of freshly baked delicacies, very tempting. But it’s the coffee that I’m going for and it doesn’t disappoint.
June 4, 2015
Kichijoji is one of the most sought-after living locations in Japan. Just 20 minutes out of Tokyo from both Shibuya and Shinjuku stations and with plenty of originality and kookiness to offer, it`s no wonder Kichijoji a big hit with Japanese university students and young working couples.
April 15, 2015
For many tourists and foreigner residents, the old motto of Tokyo being a “great city without great coffee” has become plain old news. This large bustling metropolis has established its own coffee culture, hidden from the eyes of fast food stores and takeout chains.
March 14, 2015
For the Hello Kitty fanatics, a suffusion of pink and red with any Hello Kitty-related item is already a given. But to those who love the feline but would like to dine in elegance as well, there’s the perfect café for you.
February 5, 2015
Starbucks Japan Co., Ltd. and Wire and Wireless Co., Ltd. have launched a system which enables access to a free Wi-Fi service called “at_STARBUCKS_Wi2”.
October 22, 2014