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A view by the Miyagawa River in Hida Takayama, Japan (c) Sze-Leng Tan

Miyagawa, Takayama: A Morning By the Crystal River

Sze-Leng Tan - sze-leng_tan [65]

She was impressed, amazed and fully in the flow of life. A novice traveller to Japan described her blissful morning spent in the Miyagawa morning market in Takayama.

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Culture | Food | Travel | Women & Travel | Shopping | Nature

My life In Tokyo

Stephen Bueckert - stephen17 [30]

Just a couple pics from my hood.

Destinations: Thailand | Japan
Topics: Travel | National Parks | Adventure | Festivals | 20th Century History | Traditions | Art | Culture | Food | People | Working Abroad | Beaches & Resorts | Religion | Nature | Shopping | War & Conflict | Ancient History | Architecture
The best yakitori joint in Tokyo

Yummy Yakitori

Beka Shane Denter - beks [148]

Yakitori  is the Japanese word for grilled chicken on a skewer.  This is by far my favorite Japanese delicacy.  It is not expensive nor does it retain the exotic appeal of sushi but it...

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Food
Dried Confections from Kyogashitsukasa Kotobukidou in Ningyocho, Tokyo

Winter Hospitality in Japan Part 1: In Search of Old Edo

victor wong - mucuna [3,283]

Spend the morning visiting museums or temples and shrines, enjoy a tofu set lunch and sweet afternoon tea, shop for traditional gifts and spend the evening in the mountain for elaborate dinner.

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Culture | Food | Travel | People | Literature | Festivals | Fashion | 20th Century History | Shopping | Traditions | Ancient History
To Japan With Love

Steve Cooper revels in ramen in Toyama

To Japan With Love - tojapanwithlove [588]

In search of the perfect bowl of ramen, Steve Cooper is introduced to a ramen restaurant that has been a family-run institution for generations.

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Food
The huge monument of Tengu outside Kurama Station

Possessed by the Ancient Spirit of Kyoto

victor wong - mucuna [3,283]

Spend an alternative day dressed in Kimono, encounter Tengu in Mount Kurama and seek revenge or pray for love at Kibune Shrine. When the day comes to the end, ask for fortune from the fox at Fushimi Inari Shrine.

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Literature | Women & Travel | Animals | Art | Traditions | Ecotourism | Martial Arts | Culture | Food | People | Religion | Fashion | Agriculture | Performing Arts | Nature | Ancient History | Architecture
At the Ueno fish market in Tokyo.

Jennifer O'Bryan shops for fake sushi in Tokyo

To Japan With Love - tojapanwithlove [588]

Fake sushi and factory irregular teacups make great gifts to take back home to friends. You can also find bento boxes, chopsticks, and noren restaurant curtains in Tokyo's lively Kappabashi district.

Destinations: Tokyo | Japan
Topics: Food
Teriyaki Salmon Katsu

Recipe: Teriyaki Salmon Katsu

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,318]

This recipe is a variation of a Japanese classic: Tonkatsu. But instead of pork cutlets, salmon filets cut into 1" strips are substituted. Other than that, the preparation is the same, with the fish...

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Food
Court Dance, inside Spring Room of Tales of Genji Museum

Experience a Thousand Year of History at Uji

victor wong - mucuna [3,283]

Reserve a whole day for a relaxed strode through the historical sites of Uji, the countryside of Kyoto, Japan. Immense yourself in the romance and drama of the Tales of Genji and be transported back to the aristocratic life of the Heian period.

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Travel | Literature | Women & Travel | Art | Traditions | Culture | Food | People | Religion | Performing Arts | Fashion | Ancient History | Architecture
Ebi Chili

Recipe: Ebi Chili

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,318]

The classic recipe for this dish calls for a Japanese ingredient called ‘tobajan', a spicy miso paste that's somewhat hard to find, so Chinese chili garlic sauce has been substituted for the spice...

Destinations: China | Japan
Topics: Food
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