Ise-jingu in Mie prefecture is said to be the representative for all Shinto shrines in Japan.
Summers in Tokyo are hot, reaching over 30°C. So, this article will introduce a one-day sightseeing itinerary for must-see spots in Tokyo where you can escape the heat and enjoy energy-boosting dishes!
In Yamanashi Prefecture, there are 7 branches of a well-known sweets shop called "Say Gets".
At Say Gets, the sweets are not mass-produced. Instead, everything is made by hand with specially selected ingredients.
I'd like to tell you about what I ate there, a sweet called "Koshu Ichiryo Monaka".
In the northern part of Gifu Prefecture lies a region called Hida. Speaking of Hida, the doll named Sarubobo is a famous product. In the souvenir shops, many treats and sundry goods designed with the Sarubobo logo line the shelves. I received a cookie called "The Cute Legend of Sarubobo" from a friend.
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.
This summer, Japan is experiencing a fierce heat wave, so it's important to take proper measures to prevent sunburn. When visiting a store, we can see many types of sunscreen for sale, but it's difficult to know which one to choose. That's why I'd like to introduce some popular products listed in "@cosme". This is a well-known website dedicated to word-of-mouth reviews of cosmetics sold in Japan.
“Baumkuchen” is a circular lightly-sweet pastry. 2019 marks its 100th anniversary since it was first brought to Japan from Germany. Here we’ll be introducing popular stores that sell baumkuchen!
“Maizuru Port Toretore Center” is the michi-no-eki, or road station, with the largest seafood market near the Sea of Japan. You can have the fish at the various stalls either cooked or prepared into sashimi for you, letting you dig in to the fresh fish right then and there!