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Small Hawaii in Yokohama

One of the most popular sightseeing places for Japanese tourists is Hawaii, the USA.Apparently Japanese people like Hawaii very much. Hawaii is always one of the best three popular honeymoon-places for Japanese couples, and there are many Hawaiian restaurants in cities in Japan. There is even a resort and theme park called “Spa Resort Hawaiians”…

Matcha flavored desserts

What is “matcha”? 抹茶(matcha) is powdered green tea leaves. Both the powder itself and drinks made with the powder are called matcha. There are two types of traditional matcha drinks called 濃茶(koicha) and 薄茶(usucha) in Japan. 濃茶(koicha) literally means thick(strong) tea and it has dark green color. On the other hand, 薄茶(usucha) literally means thin(weak)…

Cute animal-shaped desserts

I hadn’t noticed that there are many animal-shaped desserts in Japan until one of my friends from the US told me so. It seems like Japanese people like cute desserts. I’d like to tell you about cute animal-motif desserts today. Ikumi Mama’s animal donuts I was surprised when I saw their donuts! They are so…

My recommendation; five things you should do in Asakusa

5. Ride on a 人力車(jinrikisha=rickshaw) You would notice that there are many rickshaws parked on the street around Asakusa station. If you don’t want to walk too much for sightseeing in Asakusa, I would recommend riding on a rickshaw. The tour cost is not cheap, it would be a nice experience for you. My friend…