The pretty and vigorous flowers by the railway tracks

May 8, 2016 at 11:00AM There are stone walls along the Yamanote line between Shibuya and Ebisu station. The purple flowers of the ivy leaves toadflax were vigorously blooming on the wall. This flowering plant seems to be native to Mediterranean Europe. It is no wonder that the sunlight and the blue sky suits these pretty flowers…

Roses complement the European style house

May 14, 2016 at 7:20 AM There is a European style house under renovation. This was built in 1930 as the residence of a very important person, and had been used as a hotel since 1955. It will reopen in July 2016 as a wedding hall. I am sure that the fantastic facility will become the memorable place…

The humble flowers on the stone wall of the noble family

May 14, 2016 at 10:00 AM I have found modest and beautiful pink flowers of the rose evening primrose on a stone wall. This is the stone wall of the grounds of the Akasaka Estate where members of the Imperial Family such as Crown Prince and Crown Princess reside. You might often see those who are jogging. I think this is a…

The hydrangeas are blooming

May 14, 2016 at 11:30 AM I have found the blue flowers of the hydrangea at the walkway near Aoyama-itchome Sta. It was the first time for me to see hydrangeas blooming this year. The flowers of the hydrangea inform us that the rainy season is approaching. The rainy season in Tokyo is warm and humid….

The lovely cafe scented with roses

May 12, 2016 at 8:40 AM There is a place scented with lovely pink roses. “RANDY” is a cosy cafe and restaurant in a commercial district near Roppongi-itchome Sta. They have comfortable outdoor seats. You can enjoy beautiful flowers, cool winds, elegant scents delicious foods and quality wines. Roppongi 1-3, Minato, Tokyo, Japan Nearest Station :…

Take me out to the ball cafe

May 5, 2016 at 0:50 PM “MLB cafe Tokyo” is a restaurant which was licensed by Major League Baseball. You can enjoy American food while watching MLB games on screens. On the other hand, if you want to talk with friends, I recommend taking an outdoor seat. It is very comfortable to have lunch in a relaxed manner…

The very gorgeous rose tree at a common crossing

May 8, 2016 at 10:40 AM There is a small crossing with the traffic lights between Ebisu and Shibuya. The crossing turns surprisingly beautiful only at the rose season. The rose tree is at the bottom of a street tree at a corner of the crossing. A lot of red roses have been gorgeously flowering and scenting the whole…

The relaxing restaurant like a mountain hut

May 5, 2016 at 9:30 AM “IVY PLACE” is a restaurant in the Daikanyama T-site I introduced before. While you stay there, you would feel as if you were at a mountain hut in a forest, because the single-storied house is situated in a spacious site with greenery. Although it is located within walking distance from Shibuya, which…

The local shopping center a red telephone box is a guide to

May 5, 2016 at 11:00AM “Hiroo Garden” is a small-scale shopping center local people casually use. A beautiful red telephone box catches your eyes. It seems to be tended with great care, considering we seldom use such a public telephone. It might have already become a symbol of the town. There were beautiful flower pots at the…

The agreeable sidewalk cafe on the pedestrian deck

May 5, 2016 at 10:20AM “Garden House Crafts” is a sidewalk cafe in “Log Road Daikanyama” I introdusced before. They serve deli, sandwiches and sweets made with fresh organic ingredients. There are a lot of seasonal flowers blooming along the path all year round. You can enjoy a picnic with empty hands anytime. Daikan-yama-cho 13-1,…