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Yamanashi, Kawaguchiko Herb FestivalRead Later
The “Kawaguchiko Herb Festival” is a major annual event for Lake Kawaguchi in the early summer. It begins in mid-June, and it lasts for roughly a month.
Around 100,000 stalks of lavender grow along the lakeside area, with the main areas for viewing the flowers being Yagizaki Park and Oishi Park.
Enjoy the rejuvenating combination of a view of Mt. Fuji and the scent of lavender.
Hokkaido YOSAKOI Soran FestivalRead Later
The Hokkaido YOSAKOI Soran Festival is a fusion between Koichi Prefecture’s famous “Yosakoi Festival” and Hokkaido’s traditional folk works, Soran Bushi. The festival is held across 20 venues in Hokkaido’s Sapporo City. Various teams, equipped with wooden clapper instruments called “naruko,” fans, and banners, put on dancing displays. There are paid seats available, but typically every venue’s performances are available to view for free.
Today I'd like to tell you about PeccaPu, an ice cream shop that opened in May of 2017. They offer an evolutionary type of soft-serve ice cream that comes from South Korea.
You can choose from a lot of toppings to customize your cone. That's why it's so popular!
First appearing in 2009, "Curry Curry Mada Aru?" is a new type of curry rice cracker (sembei in Japanese) created by Sapporo Curry Yoshimi, a local restaurant famous for its soup curry.
Now it's such a popular product that souvenir shops can't survive without it!
Have you ever heard of the famous Hokkaido souvenir, Hokkiado Milk Cookie Sapporo Nougakko? There are many strong rivals in the Hokkaido edible souvenir market, so I imagine many people haven't tried this cookie yet. However, it has won the Monde Selection Gold Medal for 3 consecutive years, so the taste is guaranteed to please.
“Maguro no Entoki Shinsaibashi Store” opened in 2016.
It’s a wholesale tuna shop located in Osaka’s Kuromon Ichiba market, and it’s known for being somewhere you can get fresh tuna at a good price.
I heard that they serve a delicious tuna donburi (rice bowl) at lunchtime, so I hurried up and went for a visit.
Men Monogatari Tsunagu is a ramen shop that opened in 2017 in Osaka. It has attracted attention by winning the "Semi-Grand Prix" prize in 2018 New Restaurant Division of the Ultimate Ramen Contest held by the "Pia MOOK Kansai" magazine.
Convenient for Sightseeing in Osaka! Hostel Namba Minami Kanon Can Even Accommodate Large GroupsRead Later
This article will introduce Osaka's Hostel Namba Minami Kanon, which opened in November of 2016.
You can take just one train out here from Kansai International Airport, reaching the closest station of Shin-Imamiya without making any transfers!
From this location, it's also easy to access Osaka's main tourist attractions, such as Namba, Dotonbori, Kuromon Ichiba (Market), Osaka Castle Park, and Universal Studios Japan (USJ).