Staying at Art Biotope GARDEN MIZUNIWA in Tochigi

Located 30 minutes drive from Nasu-Shiobara Station, Art Biotope Garden Mizuniwa is one of the prettiest gardens boasting the beautiful residence, a greenery and pale blue ponds. This is a place for architecture enthusiasts to spend time to see how architects can design new gardens. The architect of this artbiotpe is Ishigami Junya. I had …

The Best of Kamakura: A Kamakura Walking Guide

After a long exciting week in Tokyo, you might be eager to experience more calm wabi-sabi philosophy beyond the hussle of the city and capture the best of four seasons in the process. When my friends don’t have much time to go to Kyoto, I strongly recommend visiting Kamakura to see very traditional temples and …

May’s seasonal Nama-gashi

Where to find the Best Japanese Sweets in Kamakura

If you’re looking for where locals go for Japanese sweets (Wagashi), this is a comprehensive list of where you will find the best Japanese sweets in Kamakura. Fortunately in Kamakura there are endless options to select from. The below list comprises all my favourite places where I tried the tasty delights several times. 1. Mikazukido …