• What’s PARCO?
    What’s PARCO?

  • Enjoy Kagoshima! Vol. 1 The Samurai Spirit
    Enjoy Kagoshima!
    Vol. 1 The Samurai Spirit
  • Keio Plaza Hotel: A convenient hub in Tokyo where you can enjoy traditional culture of Japan
    Keio Plaza Hotel: A convenient hub in Tokyo
    where you can enjoy traditional culture of Japan
  • Travel Tsuwano, where you can see the original scenery of Japan
    Travel Tsuwano,
    where you can see the original scenery of Japan
  • Eat your way along local shopping streets full of human warmth.
    Eat your way along local shopping streets
    full of human warmth.
  • Matcha or powdered green tea flavored sweets are hot now!
    Matcha or powdered green tea flavored
    sweets are hot now!
  • The original image of Japanese people seen in Ainu people
    The original image of Japanese people
    seen in Ainu people
  • Attention-grabbing Japanese T-shirts
    Attention-grabbing Japanese T-shirts

Monthly Topics

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2015.06

What’s PARCO?

PARCO is a large commercial complex that consists mainly of fashion stores. But it is not just a “place to shop”. What is PARCO? What can be found there? Miho Wang, a popular blogger from Taiwan, went to explore.

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2015.06

Enjoy Kagoshima! Vol. 1 The Samurai Spirit

Kagoshima City, which is the largest city in southern Kyushu, has a temperate climate and attracts visitors with its abundance of nature, wide variety of delicious foods, wealth of hot springs, and unique samurai culture. See its appeal and highlights in a series of four installments. First, take a look at the spirit and culture of the samurais of Satsuma (former name of Kagoshima)!

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2015.06

Eat your way along local shopping streets full of human warmth.

Shopping streets support the life of local communities, and it is fun to get a glimpse of how local people live. A variety of products such as food and daily necessities are sold at reasonable prices, and you can also enjoy interacting with people working in stores. Eating your way along shopping streets is an especially great opportunity to experience the local food culture of Japan.

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