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 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 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 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 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 classic restaurant having outdoor seats

April 29, 2016 at 8:40AM “Ristorante ASO” is one of the most popular Italian restaurant in Tokyo. It is in a quiet exclusive residential district and has classic atmosphere. It was awarded two stars in the Michelin Guide. You can enjoy the sophisticated dishes at dinner and spend a luxury teatime at the outdoor seats as well. Sarugaku-cho…

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,…