Tuesday, May 3, 2016

# Travel ♪ Come on!! Let's make your day special in Yokohama!! Follow us to experience something extraordinary!

# Travel ♪ Come on!! Let's make your day special in Yokohama!! Follow us to experience something extraordinary! 

What do you like about Yokohama?
Romantic harbor view? 
The biggest China Town in Japan?
Beautiful neighborhood from Tokyo? 

Anyhow, we will show you 10  extraordinary experience!

① Stay in a themed capsule hotel at Kannai 
(2 stations from Yokohama Station)

Address: 53-3 Nishidori Fukutomicho, Naka-ku, Yokohama 231-0042, Kanagawa 
※ For men over 18-year-old only

② Taste the traditional French dessert in Motomachi

Address: 2-96 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa

③ Be the local, enjoy the taste of favorite local bakery in Motomachi  

Uchiki Bakery
Address: 1-5- Motomachi, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 
Closed on Monday

④   Enjoy a peaceful harbor view

Minatonomieruoka Park (Harbor View Park)
114 Yamatecho, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa

 ⑤  Have a break!

Yamashita Park
279 Yamashitacho, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa

⑥Meet something big  and cute!

1 Kaigandori, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa

⑦  Meet your Yokohama!

Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse
1 Shinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa

⑧  Bring a new friend home!

BlueDal @ Red Brick Warehouse Depot

⑨ Brand New Spot

1-3-1 Shinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa
11:00-20:00 (DINNER: ~ 23:00)

Last but not least....10.   Hot Spring Time

 YUNESSUN in Hakone
1297 Ninotaira, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa 

YUNESSUN (Swim-suit available area) 9:00-18:00
Mori no yu (hot spring area) 11:00- 20:00

Admission fee:
YUNESSUN (Swim-suit available area)  Adult 2900 yen/ Child 1600 yen
Mori no yu (hot spring area) Adult 1900 yen/ Child 1200 yen
Pass (BOTH) Adult 4100 yen/ Child 2100 yen


Let's see...


※ Only available for men over 18-year-old
Sorry ladies...
We will find one for ladies next time!

Originally, Capsule Hotel is one of the Japanese culture,
where mostly businessmen use it when they miss the last train during midnight. 
Since all the basic facility and amenity are available,
it has became more popular to foreign visitors these days.

Where is this capsule hotel?
Located at Kannai, two stations from JR Yokohama.
Near a shopping street 
that next to China Town, 
convenient enough for shopping.
There ara Daiso, Uniqlo, KFC, and convenience stores around!
Highly recommended to travellers!

Theme of Warring States Era!
How cool are the curtains of different family crests!

And, well-equipped facilities outside the room!

Theme of Ninja

Tiny stickers of Ninja can be seen inside the capsule!
"I am a Ninja!"
Transformer lol

Next, let's take JR from Kannai Station to Ishikawa-cho Station by Negishi Line.
Heading to Mutekiro!

Motomachi was originally a quiet farming and fishing village until 1859, when the Port of Yokohama was opened. Since then, the close-by Kannai district became the foreigners' business district, and the adjacent Yamate and Yamashitacho districts became the foreigners' residential districts. Situated in-between, with Yamate to the east, and Kannai and Yamashitacho to the west, Motomachi became frequented by many foreigners. Shops and businesses were opened, catering to the needs of foreigners.
(Credit to Wikipedia)

Like this atmosphere!

② Mutekiro, Yokohama Motomachi

A French restaurant with a Chinese-character name!
It is said that its name was from the name of a novel of Osaragi Jiro called Muteki.

This time, we are here for some souvenir!
Will come back next time for a French meal!

Hello! A Taiwanese Shopkeeper!
Look at her smile!!
She is really so nice!

Friendly packages as souvenir
with the concept of Yokohama red brick!

Easy curry cooking!
How Special is it?
A small pack of chicken soup stock inside is highly recommended as seasoning.

Let's check out some original cake!

The most popular one is ...
roll cake!

That is a pretty hard decision making!

③ Uchiki Bakery

A local bakery loved by the locals for over 128 years!
It is always crowded!

Especially in the morning period! 
Coz most of the bread is freshly baked!
Japanese like rice as well as bread too!

Grad some for breakfast or even as the main dish of your meal!

Oh!! Here we go!
The well-known sliced bread "England."
As a toast
with jam, butter or peanut butter?

Taste has never changed for 128 years!

④ Minatomieruoka Park

Like locals, 
get the new baked bread from Uchiki bakery, 
then climb up to this park.
While enjoying this wide and opened view,
it is show time of the "England" bread!

Since it is not sliced yet,
let's have it wildly!

Soft enough to tear it by mouth lol

Yeah!! That is a good idea for guys!
Ladies, you might try too!

⑤ Yamashita Park

On the way to Minato Mirai Area!
Take a breathe
Go for a walk!
have a break here!

Summer is coming!
We like here!
Feel the season!
Fresh greenery and blue sky!
We love here!


Why we are here?
 To meet this cute guy :) 

Hokkaido Milk ice cream in elephant shaped cone
400 yen 

Boys and girls!
You will definitely like it!

A open-cafe that free Wi-fi access is available!
How helpful!

Say cheese~

Wait! This is the one in right direction lol

⑦  Red brick Warehouse (Akarenga)

Can't help to take a selfie!!

Weekdays are less crowded! 
you don't wanna miss this area while visiting Yokohama!
Speaking of Yokohama,  it is red brick warehouse.
Speaking of red brick warehouse, it is Yokohama!

As a reminder,
We are in Yokohama, Japan. 
Not anywhere in Europe!

⑧ BlueDal @ Akarenga Depot

A lot of choices!!!
Wanna bring them all home!

First,  original red brick castella in Yokohama!
(1080 yen)
This is made less calories!
Highly recommended to ladies. 

Black or milk chocolate!
We buy the design :) 
So-called souvenir of Yokohama!

YOKOHAMA CHOCOLATE Red shoes (280 yen a pair)

It is a brand originally from the a fairy tale.
How cute! Good for kids!

We meet a new friends here!
Blue Dal

His name is Blue Dal. 
Birthday: 2/1, aquarius 
Blood-type: O 
His grandpa's grandpa's grandpa arrived Yokohama by steamship 150 years ago.

Why is it in blue color?
That is the blue of Yokohama! (habor)

Cider (soda)

756 yen (3 bottles)
1,404 yen (6 bottles)
5,184 yen (24 bottles)


172 yen (1 stick)
777 yen (5 sticks)

Like the little gift...

travellers' case 
432 yen

Good for us!
How convenient!


It is just opened on March 4, 2016!!!
Just 2 minutes walk from Red Brick Warehouse!

Besides, shopping, 
restaurants are popular too!
We will be back next time!

Last but not least...
Hakone Yunessun

If you are interested in Hot spring,
it is convenient to go from Yokohama to Hakone!

After walking the whole day,
just rest your body by soaking in a hot spring!
Just walk to Nihon-Odori Station from Red Brick Warehouse, 
get to Yokohama!
Then, transfer to Tokaido Main Line to Odawara!
Just take the bus to Yunessun! 
About 2.5 hours.

For your reference:

10 extraordinary experiences!
Let's make your day in Yokohama special!

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