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…

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 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,…

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 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 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 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…