5 Best Places for Green Tea Sweets in Kyoto

5 Best Places for Green Tea Sweets in Kyoto

     Ito Kyuemon      Ito Kyuemon is located in Uji, the home of green tea. Aside from its main business in selling high quality tea, it also operates a café and sells green tea sweets. Among those, the most recommendable one is ‘Matcha (Green Tea) Parfait’. It only cost JPY 630 (USD $5.5), which is not expensive for a parfait. The parfait is fully filled with Tea Jelly, Shiratama, Green Tea Ice Cream, and Red Beans!     Credit: http://sweets.nifty.com/cs/kuchikomi/sweets_spot/listtop/aid_sweets000000000049/img_1/1.htm?prefid=26        Recommand Parfait    JPY 980…

5 Best Spots for Ghibli Fan

5 Best Spots for Ghibli Fan

    Have you heard of Japanese anime film My Neighbor Totoro or Spirited Away before? These two most famous Japanese anime films are both produced by one of the best known animation production house in Japan called Studio Ghibli. The studio produced eight of the fifteen highest grossing anime films made in Japan namely Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke, My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki’s Delivery Service, etc. Ghibli films are also well- recognized for its incredibly detailed, hand-drawn animation with an imaginative coming of age story. Here, we would like to recommend…