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Japan Food Guide: Famous Dishes of Tohoku, Japan’s Leading Gourmet Area

Aomori, Hirosaki And Hachinohe Other Japanese Food

The Tohoku region consists of six prefectures: Aomori, Akita, Iwate, Miyagi, Yamagata and Fukushima. Also with an abundance in nature and majestic landscapes, including the sea, mountains, and rivers, there are many ingredients born from the Tohoku Region’s local features. Deliciously fattened beef and fresh seafood from the Sanriku Coast and Sea of Japan. Fresh rice, vegetables and fruits. And of course, with all these ingredients, there are also a number of local dishes born out the harsh living environment of the cold weather, many that exquisitely make use of these ingredients. There are many charming aspects of the Tohoku Region. Today, we’d like to introduce you to some of them, starting with some famous gourmet dishes.

Have the time of your life in Ginza! Three half-day plans recommended for dining, sightseeing, and shopping

Ginza

The fashionable Ginza area is in the heart of Tokyo, a veritable shopper's paradise of luxury brand stores and famous department stores. This is a spot Japanese touring Tokyo never fail to visit because of its famous Japanese-style restaurants, high-end sushi shops, and restaurants noted for their excellent cuisine. The Ginza is famous for its diverse attractions so in this article we will introduce half-day courses having the three themes of (1) cuisine, sightseeing, and shopping; (2) places to “shop until you drop”; and (3) fun places to hang out in Ginza!

[MOVIE] Navigating Virtual Airspace with Skyart JAPAN

Shinagawa Adventure Activities

Have you always wanted to fly through the skies while controlling a jet? You now have the chance to make your dream a reality! Skyart JAPAN offers hyper-realistic flight simulation for everyone from beginners to professional pilots. Take a closer look at SkyArt’s state of the art headquarters located in Shinagawa, Tokyo and see how I fared in the cockpit for my very own private lesson!

Japan Dining Guide: 3 Unique Akayu Ramen Shops in Yamagata Prefecture

Surrounding Areas Of Yamagata Ramen

Described as "a treasure house of local ramen", each area of Yamagata Prefecture has its own unique style of ramen. There are many restaurants that offer ramen, including those offering set meals, and Yamagata has led the nation for three consecutive years in ramen consumption (in restaurants) according to the 2017 Ministry of Internal Affairs and Family Survey. In this "prefecture of ramen," the competition is especially fierce in Nanyo CIty. There is a wide variety of shops, beginning with "that" famous shop noted for its karamiso [spicy miso]. In this article we will introduce three ramen shops in Nanyo City that are known for their Akayu Ramen which takes its name from the former name of the area.

Osaka Girl's Trip! Surprising Fashion Hotels to Visit with the Gals

Umeda, Osaka Station, Kitashinchi Unique Hotels

Deciding on where to stay when taking a trip is part of the fun, but choosing where to stay can sometimes be difficult. These days there are all sorts of accommodation types from which to choose: inns, hotels, guest houses, etc., so in this article we decided to focus on fashion hotels, which is the new moniker for the ubiquitous love hotels found throughout Japan. These are actually ideal locations offering all sorts of amenities, such as a well-quipped bath and wide selection of food, perfect for girls seeking a bit of luxury when planning a memorable trip to Osaka. These are designed for casual stays, so let’s take a closer look at what it is like to stay in a fashion hotel. We hope this article will answer any questions you might have.

30 Things (Not) To Do In Japan - Easily Avoid These Embarrassing Moments!

Each country has its own specific rules, habits, culture, and practices which differ from our own. Japan is no different. There are many things in Japan that many foreigners who are visiting may not be aware of and might inadvertently disrupt, offend or anger the locals. Although a lot of these things may seem like they are just tiny details or would be overlooked and forgiven because you are just passing through, it is always a good idea to inform yourself as much as possible about a country’s customs and culture. As a representative of your own country, being polite, courteous and knowledgeable about the country you visit goes a long way. To help you better understand and enjoy your visit to Japan, here are a list of things that many foreigners do that you should try to avoid!

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