BUTAGUMI For those on a local hunt for some of the best Tonkatsu in Tokyo, Butagumi is the place to go. Their menu includes many varieties of premium pork, mostly only for dinner time. They even have
Archivando Tucked inside the cool neighborhood of Tomigaya (Tokyo), Archivando is a lifestyle store worth visiting. Kamiya-san is the shopkeeper of Archivando, and he is very kind. He used to be a Shop Designer and was in charge of every detail of this place. Everything from
Path for Brunch Path is a bistro-style restaurant that recently opened in Yoyogi Koen area in 2015. Chef Taichi Hara, Chef pâtissier Yuchi Goto and the staff members are behind the counter preparing almost every dish from scratch. From the moment you step into the joint, the irresistible smell of freshly baked bread puts you in a good mood.
Monocle Shop Tokyo The interest everyone has when visiting Japan is where to find the coolest souvenirs for their friends and family. If you are looking for a statement-making item with flawless design and refinement, Monocle Shop in Tokyo is your choice.
Cherry Blossoms in Ueno Park If you travel to Japan to enjoy the spectacular Season of Cherry Blossoms, you might likely want to visit Ueno Park during the first week of April. Cherry Blossoms in Ueno are one of the most famous views among the thousands of spots available to watch Sakura.
Ryoan-ji Temple Ryoan-ji Temple is home to Japan’s most famous rock garden. Its simplicity and beauty attract thousands of visitors every year, and it is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The temple was originally an aristocrat’s villa during the Heian Period and was converted into a Zen temple in 1450. It belongs to the Myoshinji school of the Rinzai… Read More
Beard Beard is a cozy, intimate restaurant located in the backstreets of Meguro district. Shin Harakawa opened his restaurant in 2012, and it quickly became famous for its remarkable food and welcoming feel. Monocle Magazine awarded Beard one of the World Best Restaurants in 2015.
Yokohama International Port Terminal The Yokohama International Port Terminal is a major port where international cruise ships dock during their visit to Japan. The 70m steel structure was designed by Foreign Office Architects (FOA) in 1995, and its construction was finished in 2002.
Mori Art Museum Mori Art Museum offers world-class exhibitions together with fantastic views of Tokyo. It is located on the 52nd and 53rd floors of the Mori Tower in Roppongi Hills. The program includes several gallery spaces, a bar, a cafe, a gift shop and a panoramic observation deck.
Rengejo-in Rengejo-in is a charming traditional Buddhist Temple located in the misty forest of Mount Koya. When visiting Mt. Koya, part of the experience is to stay in a Buddhist Temple with Monks, participate in their meditation and prayers, and try “shojin ryori” (Buddhist Monk vegetarian meals).