The Mediterranean restaurant inviting butterflies

April 29, 2016 at 0:10PM “CICADA” is a restaurant serving Mediterranean cuisine. It is very popular because it has an atmosphere like a tropical resort. There are a lot of flowers having a sweet scent in the restaurant. You can see beautiful butterflies fluttering everywhere. Minami-aoyama 5-7, Minato, Tokyo, Japan Nearest Station : Omote-sando Sta. Step…

The brilliant Japanese wistaria trellis

April 29, 2016 at 3:00PM Japanese wistaria has been one of the most popular flowers for a long time in Japan. Generally, a wistaria trellis is set up to enjoy the flowers. There is one next to a Japanese garden in the park. Not only purple flowers but also white ones were beautifully shining under the spring clear sky….

The American brewery restaurant in a harbor

April 30, 2016 at 0:30PM “T.Y.HARBOR” is a brewery restaurant in Tokyo’s waterfront, Tennozu area. They serve their original craft beer and American foods for lunch and dinner. There is a bakery next to the restaurant. You can enjoy teatime at the floating lounge on the canal. Higashi-shinagawa 2-1, Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan Nearest Station : Tennozu Isle…

Tennozu Isle Sta.

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The carp streamers swimming in the city park

April 29, 2016 at 1:40PM The carp streamers are displayed for child’s healthy growth on May 5th Children’s Day in Japan. An event related to Children’s Day has been held in the city park. About a hundred colorful carps were swimming in the spring wind. Akasaka 9-1, Minato, Tokyo, Japan Nearest Station : Roppongi Sta. Step…

The classic restaurant having outdoor seats

April 29, 2016 at 8:40AM “Ristorante ASO” is one of the most popular Italian restaurant in Tokyo. It is in a quiet exclusive residential district and has classic atmosphere. It was awarded two stars in the Michelin Guide. You can enjoy the sophisticated dishes at dinner and spend a luxury teatime at the outdoor seats as well. Sarugaku-cho…

The elegant museum hedged with bamboos

April 23, 2016 at 11:20AM “Nezu Museum” was renovated several years ago. Because bamboos are planted along the street, it has atmosphere of the Japanese style. There is a beautiful Japanese garden in it. I am sure that it will make you feel calm. The impressive entrance way under the eaves. Minami-aoyama 6-5, Minato, Tokyo,…

The Tuscan restaurant drenched in sunlight

April 23, 2016 at 11:30AM “Riva degli Etruschi” is a Tuscan restaurant, where Tuscan traditional cuisine is provided by two chefs who were born in Tuscany, Italy. It is very popular because of not only delicious dishes but a beautiful place as well. A wedding party was being held on that sunny day. It seemed that…

The fascinating small park at a street corner

April 23, 2016 at 11:00AM You find small parks in Tokyo where buildings and houses are crowded together. There are a few benches for the neighborhood to take a rest and often cherry blossom trees most Japanese people love. In the cherry blossom season passing pedestrians also unconsciously stop by such a park. Minami-aoyama 7-1, Minato, Tokyo, Japan…

“Art is explosion!” by Taro Okamoto

April 23, 2016 at 11:20AM “Taro Okamoto Memorial Museum” is opened in the house where Japanese artist Taro Okamoto (1911-1996) resided and created a lot of works in his later years. His works, some of which you can see in the garden or on the balcony!, look eccentric and impulsive. That is symbolically expressed by his words, “Art…