Top Michelin Three-star Restaurants in Tokyo

Top Michelin Three-star Restaurants in Tokyo

Tokyo is a very big and crowded city. Due to its large population, Tokyo has approximately 100.000 restaurants. Besides the traditional Japanese restaurants Chinese, French, Italian and Indian restaurants are also available in the city. Usually French and 'Japanese haute couture' (Kaiseki Ryori) restaurants are the most expensive ones. Thus, 11 of Tokyo's restaurants are ranked as Michelin three-star restaurants (probably the highest ranking restaurants all around the world). Compared to... [ read more ]

Famous Japanese Rice Dishes

Famous Japanese Rice Dishes

Japanese cuisine or Nihon ryori is one of the world's most unique cuisines. It includes the most important traditional Japanese dishes. The staple foods of the Japanese cuisine are rice and noodles. Though rice is more widely used than noodles, both are vital parts of Japanese cuisine. In the history of Japan, rice had always been important. Once it was also a primary currency in the country. Dozens of delicious dishes have rice as their most important ingredient. The most popular Japanes... [ read more ]

Getting Around in Kyoto

Getting Around in Kyoto

Kyoto is one of the most crowded cities of Japan. It has more than 1.5 million inhabitants and hundreds of tourists visit the city every day. Not all these tourists know the whereabouts of the city's sights and important places. Lots of English-language signs are placed all around the city to help foreigners reach their destinations. The central area of Kyoto has the most interesting sights of the city, but the other districts also have dozens of tourist attractions. This article will p... [ read more ]