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French toast features fresh strawberries

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Feb 14, 2019

French toast features fresh strawberries

A heavenly combination of strawberries and french toast awaits guests in central Tokyo. Through late March, The Tokyo Station Hotel located inside the Tokyo Station Marunouchi Building is serving its famous Amaou French Toast (¥2,980), featuring juicy Hakata Amaou strawberries from Fukuoka Prefecture. At the ...

Express love with playful twist on sweets

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Feb 7, 2019

Express love with playful twist on sweets

Valentine's Day is around the corner, and the Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel is playing "the game of love" with its extravagant marriage of chocolate and Champagne, the Valentine's Chocolat Chessboard 2019. The chessboard is served at the hotel's 40th-floor Tower's Bar Bellovisto and can be ...

Strawberry flavors to captivate the palate

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Jan 31, 2019

Strawberry flavors to captivate the palate

It's the time of the year to enjoy plentiful strawberries, and The St. Regis Osaka is holding its fifth strawberry buffet through May 31 under the theme "Marche" at French bistro Rue d'Or located on the first floor. At the buffet, guests will immediately feel ...

Must-visit museums in the castle town of Kanazawa

Travel Jan 25, 2019

Must-visit museums in the castle town of Kanazawa

by Louise George Kittaka

With its well-preserved samurai and geisha districts, various temples and traditional crafts, the castle town of Kanazawa in Ishikawa Prefecture is often nicknamed "Little Kyoto." Although Kenrokuen Garden and the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art get the most tourism buzz, the city has ...

Restaurants honor hotel's 30th anniversary

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Jan 24, 2019

Restaurants honor hotel's 30th anniversary

Add another candle to the cake — the Royal Park Hotel is turning 30, and it's celebrating by putting together "Thank You Lunch & Dinner" courses at four of its restaurants. All courses run for the same discount prices (¥3,900 for lunches, ¥30,000 for dinners) ...

Madarao: The tree skiing capital of Japan?

Travel Jan 18, 2019

Madarao: The tree skiing capital of Japan?

by Oscar Boyd

The Madarao Kogen ski resort prides itself on two things: its powder snow ("Madapow!") — enjoying over 10 meters of fresh snow annually — and its tree skiing. It is less well-known than some of its rivals within the prefecture, but that just ...

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