Category Archives: Useful Information

How to Makeup using Japanese cosmetics

How to makeup like Japanese girls

Every woman has her own special technique for makeup. But Japanese girls’ techniques are very special and well worth trying. We would like to recommend KALOS for your reference. KALOS provides a number of demonstrations in movies featuring makeup methods, fashion, hairstyling, etc. All the beauty techniques you may find useful might be there! In this movie, a girl is introducing Japanese cosmetic brand, Chifure. Chifure is known by offering high quality cosmetics at a very reasonable price. You can shop them with Omotenashi Japan! Useful links: KALOS Instagram KALOS Facebook

Japanese Soba Noodles TSUTA

Japanese ramen shop Tsuta

Japanese Soba Noodles 蔦 (TSUTA) is the first Ramen shop/restaurant starred by Michelin Guide (2016). The most popular Ramen is Shoyu Ramen (Soy sauce based soup Ramen). 80% of their regular customers order this dish. Opening hours: 11:30-16:00 (Average waiting time is 60-120 minutes) Closed: Tuesday, Wednesday  *Tuesday: Miso Ramen only Website: //ameblo.jp/yuki-onishi/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jsn.tsuta Due to the overwhelming popularity since awarded by Michelin, they might have to move to a new location during the year of 2016.

ANA CROWNE PLAZA HOTEL KYOTO

ANA CROWNE PLAZA HOTEL KYOTO

I always stay ANA CROWNE PLAZA HOTEL when I visit to Kyoto. Easy to access but quiet location, great hospitality, various amenities, large bed and most delightful breakfast!! Please try Japanese style breakfast at the hotel restaurant, Unkai. You can choose boiled rice from 3 different types – Hakumai (plain boiled rice), Gokokumai (boiled rice with 5 sereals) and Okayu (congee). Try Okayu which is served with starchy thick dashi soup. Also, western styled buffet includes mini pancakes, belgian waffle and french toast with various topping. Coffee is so nice, too!!   Stayed 2 nights on February 2015 Non-smoking single room JPY12,500/per night (breakfast inclusive) Amenities: Room slippers, shoes dryer, Minus ion hair dryer, […]

Kurashiki, Okayama Pref. A classy town.

Kurashiki

Pictures from left to right, top to bottom Kurashiki historical area / The entrance of the room in Ryokan Kurashiki / Ryokan Kurashiki’s one of the lobbies / Course dinner (Sashimi) in autumn presentation City: Kurashiki, Okayama-Ken Kurashiki Official website: English | 簡体中文|Korean|French Our recommendation to stay and eat: Ryokan Kurashiki (English) Ryokan Kurashiki is the must place to stay if you visit Kurashiki city. It is in the heart of Kurashiki historical quarter and very unique accommodation. They have an English speaking staff to explain all the customs to enjoy Ryokan. The Japanese Ryokan system is very unique and there are some “traditional rules” to follow, which we go […]