Discover the Japanese Tea Ceremony at Chazen

The traditional Japanese tea ceremony is one of the best examples of “omotenashi,” or Japanese hospitality. It’s a beautiful demonstration of welcoming and a truly signature Japanese experience. At Ginza Chazen, visitors can learn all about the traditional tea ceremony Continue Reading

Japanese Style Hotel Rooms – Hotel & Residence Roppongi

Planning to visit Tokyo and looking for a hotel that’s modern yet quintessentially Japanese? Hotel and Residence Roppongi’s rooms have different designs. The cushions in our Japanese style hotel rooms are made with traditional Nishijin textiles. Not only will it Continue Reading

Deep Japan – I was born in Osaka Japan and Here is My View

Article by yumin, originally published on Deep Japan Tokyo Culture vs. Osaka Culture Let me compare Tokyo and Osaka in terms of culture by using a metaphor of kitchen accessory. Tokyo is “Sponge”. It soaks up all kinds of information and people Continue Reading

Deep Japan: Casual Shojin Ryori in Tokyo, Japan

Article by Nico, originally published on Deep Japan Shojin Ryori, or shojin cuisine, is the form of Buddhist cuisine that is popular with the vegetarian/vegan foreigner crowd here in Japan. Traditionally the food that Buddhist monks make for themselves in their temples, Continue Reading

Deep Japan -Top Five Most Purchased OTC Drugs by Visitors in Japan

Article by HealthyTokyo.com, originally published on Deep Japan Tokyo (Haneda) International Airport Survey HealthyTokyo surveyed three drugstores at the bustling Tokyo International Airport*, also known as Haneda Airport, to discover the consumer purchasing preferences of foreign visitors to Japan. We assumed that Continue Reading