Nishiki Ichiba (Nishiki Market) is a long, covered shopping arcade in central Kyoto. The more than 100 shops located here are a mix of food vendors, restaurants and specialty shops. This 400m long street is sometimes referred to as “The kitchen of Kyoto” and is the place to go if you want to hunt down …
Wajima Morning Market is a local producers market on Asaichi-dori avenue in Wajima City, well known for its unique atmosphere and abundance of fresh produce.
Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony is a yearly opportunity for beginners and experienced tea drinkers to enjoy a traditional Japanese tea ceremony.
Daio Wasabi Farm near Matsumoto is Japans biggest Wasabi Farm. The farm covers 15 hectares and utilizes the chill streams of water from the nearby Japanese alps. The farm is open to visitors, and has plenty to offer for the interested tourist.
Strawberry picking in Japan has become an attraction. In this post I talk a bit about Japans obsession with strawberries and my own experience at a Japanese self pick strawberry farm.
In Tokyos “nerd paradise”, the shopping center Nakano Broadway, you can have a gigantic 8 flavor ice cream. Not only is it huge, but it has 8 different tastes and colors.