Himeji Yukata Festival is a popular early-summer event in which people, clad in yukatas, gather in the city! There’s plenty to enjoy, including parades, yukata fashion shows, musical events, food stalls, and more!
NAMIKI667 is a restaurant located on the third floor of the Hyatt Centric Hotel. It gets its name from namiki, the line of trees along Ginza Namiki Dori in front of the hotel. Using the freshest seasonal ingredients, "creative cooking", overflowing with originality, can be eaten here. I visited this place for lunch.
In Saitama Prefecture, there is Tove Jansson Akebono Children's Forest Park. Scattered throughout the park are places where the spirit of Tove Jansson lives on. A fairy-tale writer from Northern Europe, she created the world-famous Moomin character. This park is full of cute buildings and natural spaces for visitors to enjoy.
“Ginza Budonoki” is an authentic assiette à dessert specialty shop. Here you can partake in freshly made, artistically designed desserts. They also offer a variety of “seasonal desserts,” made with in-season fruits. Let’s move on to the shop’s introduction.
Introducing Cat Cafe Puchi Marry, located in Roppongi, a popular sightseeing destination in Tokyo! Inside, you'll meet 20 friendly kitties. In the cafe's comfortable, homey atmosphere, relax and enjoy petting cute cats.
At Sabatini di Firenze Tokyo, a venerable old Italian restaurant in Japan's capital, I recently enjoyed their "Winter Afternoon Lunch". It's only available during this season.
Strawberry season has arrived! Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse will be filled with strawberries for 11 days during the “Yokohama Strawberry Festival”! One of the festival’s most popular features is its free sampling of brand-name strawberries! Other features include strawberry sweets, unique strawberry-themed goods, and attactions – you’ll find no shortage of strawberry-themed content here!
Starting January 7, 2019, Osaka's Namba Oriental Hotel is offering a "Takoyaki Experience Buffet Lunch Plan". By adding this plan to the "Face Full of Smiles Vegetable Buffet", you can make your own version of Osaka's specialty, Takoyaki (octopus dumplings).