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…

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 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 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…