1. Nanzen Temple’s Suirokaku Aqueduct [Sightseeing Spots] (Photo by www.japan-talk.com) Nanzen Temple is the head temple of the southern faction of the Rinzai school of Buddhism. With its large triple gate welcoming worshippers and its splendid temple building, it’s one  of the many temples in Kyoto filled with modest charm. Its biggest charm is the Suirokaku […]

If you happened to be in Tokyo from August 9th to 17th, don’t miss this interesting event, Monozukuri/Takumi no Waza Expo 2017. This event features traditional craftsmanship, which has played an important part in the development of Japan, and also showcases the wonders of cutting-edge manufacturing technology. You can see and experience first-hand excellent craftsmanship […]

In Japan, you can find almost anything in vending machine: from onigiri to soda cans. But, this thing is absolutely brilliant: a vending machine restaurant. Located in Isesaki City in Gunma prefecture, about an hour and half drive from Tokyo, Jihanki Shokuda (or Automat Diner in English) serves the food without staffs at all. It […]

Held from August 11th to 13th 2017 in Tokyo Big Sight, Comiket (or Comic Market) is a bi-annual comic market and one of Japan’s biggest comic-related events. This event is focused on dojinshi, a self-published manga. The visitors can buy wide range of genres of manga from thousands of amateur and professional manga artists in […]

Big strawberry? It’s usual. Big white strawberry? That’s a thing! This strawberry called White Jewel (or Shiroi Houseki), one of the rarest and most expensive in the world. It was created in 2013 by a farmer Yasuhito Teshima in his farm in Saga Prefecture. Teshima said that he spent years cross-breeding different types of strawberries […]

Japan has a lot of unique buildings, one of them is Gate Tower Building. This 16-storey building has a busy highway running straight through its 5th, 6th and 7th floors. On the building’s floor information board on the ground floor, the tenants for the three floors are listed as the Hanshin Expressway. The elevator itself […]

If you want to dinner somewhere in Tokyo… If you want to live an experience and have fun at the same time… You are in the good place! Check the list below to discover what kind of surprising restaurants Tokyo can offer you and… enjoy!     Horror night For the horror lovers this restaurant […]

Japan’s traditional city of Kyoto has a lot of things to offer, from beautiful view to historic sites. Now, it has one more things that will make you want to come to Kyoto: Starbucks coffee shop with tatami rooms. Opened in the end of June 2017, this starbucks is built in a two-story Japanese home. […]

Japan had the world’s fastest train record (the SCMaglev, capable of exceeding 600 km/h), but now they also have the most expensive train in the world!     The train of the East Japan Railway Company, the Shiki-Shima was recently inaugurated. On the luxurious menu: Red carpet at the entrance. Only 33 passengers on board. […]