The dreamy place as in a European fairy tale

April 30, 2016 at 11:40AM “Takanawa Princess Garten” is a small complex facility including a restaurant, concert halls and a location. When I took photos, I was mistaken as a member of a film unit. It seemed to be scheduled to make a film. Because the weather was fine and peaceful, the shooting was surely successful. Takanawa…

The purple spiderworts silently flowering on a valley

April 30, 2016 at 10:30AM “Ikedayama park” is a municipal Japanese garden located on a valley. There are a lot of trees along paths, so the atmosphere is cool and comfortable. This is very quiet. Spiderworts seemed to say, “Please take  a break relaxing”. Higashi-gotanda 5-4, Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan Nearest Station : Gotanda Sta. Step forward/back to Navigation…

The beautiful temple that was used as the British Legation

May 3, 2016 at 9:30AM “Tozenji” is a dignified and beautiful temple. This is the site where the first British Minister in Japan resided and the British Legation was located in 1859-1865. The temple has a breathtaking three-storied pagoda. When you visit it, you might feel as if you were in the Samurai era. Takanawa 3-16,…

Sengakuji Sta.

日本語 Sengakuji Sta. Toei Subway, Asakusa line (Station Number : A07) Step forward/back to Navigation Casual Walk in Tokyo

The gluten free restaurant gathering intelligent women

April 29, 2016 at 0:10PM “Revive Kitchen THREE” is one of the most popular restaurant among young women in Tokyo. THREE is a cosmetic brand. Its flag shop is on the premises. They use fresh ingredients such as selected vegetables and fruits. On the other hand, they don’t serve dishes including gluten. Therefore, it is widely supported…

The shining purple flowers of the vetch

April 29, 2016 at 11:15AM There were light purple flowers at the roadside when walking from Shibuya to Harajuku. It seems to be called “tufted vetch” or “cow vetch”. It is very beautiful, so I don’t think it is a common weed. By the way, Talking of “cow”, it seems that there used to be a pasture…

The sweet scent of jasmine wafting around the junction

April 29, 2016 at 10:50AM You can enjoy a sweet scent of jasmine everywhere in Tokyo at this season. This is a T-junction with much traffic near Shibuya station. Jasmine flowers are hanging on the fence of a small park at the corner. I’m sure that the fregrance makes people calm down and feel happy. Jingumae 6-21,…

The wooden shop of Taiwanese pineapple cake

April 29, 2016 at 11:20AM “Sunny Hills” is a shop where you can buy or eat the delicious Taiwanese pineapple cake. The appearance of the building is very strange. This was designed by Kengo Kuma, a famous Japanese architect. Japan and Taiwan are covered with forests. These wooden framework reminds me of the connection between two. Minami-aoyama 3-10,…

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….