Jogasaki Coast & Kadowaki Suspension Bridge

It was late afternoon when we arrived at the parking area at the entrance of the walking trail to Kadowaki Suspension Bridge. The bridge was rather short, nothing compared to Mishima Skywalk but the view of the coast on the other side of the bridge was spectacular. We stayed till the sun set and watched... Continue Reading →

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Takeshita Street @ Harajuku

I've visited Tokyo a couple of times and never got the chance to walk down the famous Takeshita Street. I finally made it this trip thanks to Line Friends and Red Rock located at the end of the street. A short walk from the European style JR Harajuku Station towards the entrance of Takeshita Street... Continue Reading →

Tokyo Kotsu Kaikan

One of my go to shopping places in Ginza area is this old looking curved building right in the middle of Yurakucho known as Tokyo Katsu Kaikan. The place houses the center where locals can get their passports and lots of antenna shops (shops representing the different prefectures in Japan by selling the specialities of... Continue Reading →

Sekishuan Confectionery (石舟庵)

A 10 mins walk from Atami Station towards Atami Ginza Shopping Street and Atami Water Park will bring you past Sekishuan Confectionery shop. It may not look appetising from the outside but step inside and you will be wowed by the tempting array of goodies. One thing I love about this shop is that all... Continue Reading →

Atami Heiwadori Shopping Street

An hour train ride from Tokyo Station and you will arrive at Atami, a seaside town, the gateway to Izu Peninsula. Right outside Atami Station is Heiwadori Shopping Street full of delicious snacks especially onsen manju, steam buns with bean paste. There were at least five different stores selling the manju. I decided to go... Continue Reading →

Cheesecake Garden

Located near the foot of Mt Fuji Panoramic Ropeway, just a couple of steps away from Fujiyama Cookie is Kawaguchiko Cheesecake Garden. After shopping for cookies, we headed there for a cake to celebrate my daughter's birthday. There were so many different cheesecakes to choose from! In the end, we selected 4 different slices instead... Continue Reading →

Fujiyama Cookie

Located at the foot of Mt Fuji Panoramic Ropeway overlooking Lake Kawaguchi is Fujiyama Cookie, a shop that bakes and sells Mt Fuji shaped cookies in an assortment of flavours. You can choose to get a box of cookies as a gift or if it's for personal consumption, just take a basket and pick the... Continue Reading →

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