Kunugi Restaurant @ Uji, Japan

Hi Everyone, As mentioned previously, we visited Uji twice when we were in Japan so today will take you to another restaurant we went to for lunch.  Is at the outskirts of Uji so it was less crowded and has a nice view beside the river. Surprisingly when we arrived, the restaurant was pretty full […]

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Ujigami Shrine @ Japan

Hi Steemians Today I will be taking you to Ujigami Shrine, not far from Uji Shrine which I have shared the article recently. Ujigami Shrine is registered as UNESCO Hertiage site and is one of the most visited Shrine in Uji. When we arrived, there were very little people so it was a nice and […]

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Uji Shrine & Surroundings @ Japan

Hi Everyone, Today I will be taking you to Uji Shrine (lower shrine) & the outskirts of Uji. The shrine approximately 10-15 minutes walk from Byodoin Temple where you can walk across the bridge to the opposite side of the town. It is one of the main destinations if you are around Uji apart from […]

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Renge Chaya (蓮華茶屋) @ Uji, Japan

Hi Everyone, After taking you all around the shopping area of Uji, lits time to have some lunch! We have chosen a place that specialise in green tea soba. On a cold winter day, we decided it was the best thing to have. The restaurant is near the entrance to the Byodoin entrance which can […]

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Itohkyuemon @ Uji, Japan

Hi Everyone! Today I will be taking you to the most famous tea shop on Byodoin Omotesando at Uji called Itohkyuemon (伊藤久右衛門). Once you are at Byodoin Omotesando, you will see many people holding bags from this shop as they are known to be tourist friendly (tax free & great service), great variety of tea […]

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Traveling around Uji, Japan (Part 2)

Hi Everyone, Continuing on from the last blog, if you are a tea lover, you definitely need to come to Uji in particular, Byodoin Omotesando. There are many tea stores, dessert stores, restaurants all sell items linked to green tea. Its  like a green tea wonderland! As you walk along the main shopping trip, do check […]

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Traveling around Uji, Japan (Part 1)

Hi Everyone, I love Japanese green tea. Uji is famous for the green tea they produce in the country. When we arrived, the first thing you see is the number of shops that sell tea and food items made in green tea flavour. Our first stop is to visit the main shopping strip of Uji […]

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Hakusuien Restaurant @ Shirakawa-go, Japan

Hi Everyone, Today I want to share a really nice restaurant we visited during our day out at Shirakawa-go. I have previously shared my experience at earlier this year and it was definitely a place to visit if you are visiting Japan. After a long day of walking around and sightseeing, we decided to find […]

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Kids US.LAND Play Centre @ Japan

Hi Everyone, Today I’ll be taking to an indoor play centre chain in Japan called Kids Us Land. When you have kids or with a bunch of kids, where do you take them? While were in the countryside in Japan, you see this indoor play centre branch everywhere so we decided to visit one to […]

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Okoshi-Daiko Restaurant @ Hida, Japan

Hi Everyone! Its been awhile I’ve shared some food posts so I thought I’ll share an impressive meal we had at Hida in Japan.   As the town was not very big, we had a bit of trouble looking for a restaurant where it was open on the day (its low season so the town […]

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