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 :…

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 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 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 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 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…

“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…