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Snow week

by NAMIE
This week had terriblely cold days! Usually Tokyo doesnt have snow throughout the year, but what is this here? Rain boots are selling well...

Japan-style Pasta

by NAMIE
When you visit Tokyo, Japan-style pasta  is going to be one of  your must-eat foods.  We have so many variations in its sauce, ingridients, ...

Tea powder tasting(Matcha)

by NAMIE
Most of the green tea drinkers in Japan, especially in young generations,  might enjoy Matcha in casual way such as green-tea icecream and g...

Autumn leaves

by NAMIE
Only a few weeks ago, Tokyo had some mid-autumn mood with lots of yellow leaves. Now 90 percent of them turned red, through which people rea...

Bento shops

by NAMIE
Bento is Japans packed meal. Some people make their own at home and take it to office or school, while others just buy at Bento shops. Whic...

Thai -suki from Japan's hot pot culture

by NAMIE
 Hi, greetings from Bangkok, Thailand! Tonight I am enjoying Thai food with my foodie friends. We are on a short trip from Tokyo for 4 night...

Wasabi

by NAMIE
This is the photo taken at a Sushi bar I visited for lunch.  Doesnt it look like Matcha ice cream? Actually this is Wasabi for Sushi, lol! ...

Matcha ice cream

by NAMIE
Matcha ice cream is quite popular in Japan. It is truly tea-flavored but sweet.  After oily lunch, this smooth texture and good smell refre...

Fortune telling at Shinto shrines

by NAMIE
When you visit Japans Shinto shrines, you dont miss those small paper which is called Omikuji (fortune-telling paper). To get one, you ar...

Kimono-like wine bottle cover

by NAMIE
I was strolling in Kagurazaka town, where I met beautiful wine bottle covers as in pictures! Kagurazaka is located just in the middle of To...

Japanese pickles and miso soup

by NAMIE
As a mother, preparing every meal for family is a tough thing. 10 years have passed since marriage, but my cooking variety is still limited....

sticked mochi, DANGO

by NAMIE
What is your image of Mochi(pound rice cake)?  Sticky? Slimy? Getting stuck in your throat?  Those above can be significant reasons for not...

Non alcohol beer "Hoppy"

by NAMIE
I could use a beer. . . thats what I feel at the end of the day. Some of you may feel the same way in those tremendously hectic days. It w...

Autumn has come.

by NAMIE
Its November 3 today, and tree leaves are starting to change their colors into yellow, orange, and red. Tokyo saw a warm and cheerful day ...

Capsel toys

by NAMIE
Capsel toys are available all over Japan. But you will miss them easily if you are not interested in small toys or anime caractors. Kids ar...

Halloween in Japan

by NAMIE
More and more Japanese people love to join Halloween events such as costume parades, drinking parties, and annual photos with family and fri...

Roasted fish postcard from Japan

by NAMIE
Do you often send postcards from overseas to your family and friends? Sharing your photos through the Internet service is one of the practic...

Japanese sword concierge

by NAMIE
It is almost hard to believe that a book store has Japanese sword exhibition. Moreover, some of the items there are for sale! (Price tags we...

Shiseido Building in Ginza

by NAMIE
Shiseido Cosmetics is Japans giant company in beauty industry, and its cosmetic shops are always crowded with ladies day and night. Many be...

Japanese tea at STARBUCKS

by NAMIE
This is the announcement that a new Starbucks shop is opening at Ginza LAOX building 1st floor. It is well-known that having a fashionable c...

Maid cafe

by NAMIE
  The only thing Im afraid of is, visitting maid cafe by myself for my tourist destination research. It has been quite hard to ask for my...

Miso soup with crab meat

by NAMIE
This is the king of miso soup, with light and elegant taste but deep crab essence in it. In Japan, we dont have this on daily basis though...

Incredibly cold autumn in Tokyo

by NAMIE
This year 2017 has a really cold October with lots of rain.  TV reporters say that this is the first time in 60 years, so everyone has to bu...

Japanese wine

by NAMIE
Few foreign guests know that Japan has Its own wine products. White, red,  rose, and even sparkling are all available. This is the picture ...

Coriander (Cilantro) catches on in Japan.

by NAMIE
Why is this an unstoppble trend in Japan that many young people love to eat coriander whenever possible? This is the photo from my buffet l...

Sword-looking umbrellas

by NAMIE
Major tourist destinations in Japan have these type of umbrellas, which are good selling at souvenir shops!  Samurai soldiers are entirely ...

Stylish capsel hotels

by NAMIE
It seems that tour lovers are happy with burgeoning industry of modern capsel hotels in Japan. Tokyo has lots of choices for reasonable acc...

Flower-shaped lunch

by NAMIE
This is a pic from my gorgeous lunch plate today at a Japanese restaurant. Flower-shaped food are often seen when it is over- average bill i...
I am a mother of 2 daughters, so hopefully I could finish the tour by 6pm. If you could give me a contact relatively earlier, I try to arrange my house chores and make night attend possible. Thank you.
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