Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan

In Japanese, Teppan Yaki literally means « grilled on an iron plate » et this a type of Japanese cooking that developed in the 1940′. In this restaurant at the top of a Shinjuku tower, the cook prepares Kobe beef for three guests who sit in front of the hob. Kobe beef is known as the best…

Tsukiji

Tokyo, Japan

There are many sushi restaurants that are open twenty four hours a day near Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo. Tsukiji is a large wholesale market for fish and it is famous for its tuna auctions at 5:20 in the morning. February 2012. Il y a plusieurs restaurants de sushi qui sont ouverts vingt-quatre heures sur…

Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan

In the cold winter morning, Japanese employees who get off the train at Shinjuku station wear surgical masks in order to prevent getting sick. Shinjuku station is the busiest train station in the world as it is used by an average of 3.7 million people per day. February 2012. Dans le froid matin d’hiver, les…

Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan

Japanese people are used to these restaurants where you have to sit on the floor. Foreign visitors may find it hard to stand up after their lunch. February 2012. Les Japonais ont l’habitude de ces restaurants où il faut s’asseoir sur le sol. Les visiteurs étrangers ont parfois du mal à se redresser après leur…

Kyoto, Japan

These two girls are walking up the hill to reach Temple Kiyomizu-dera in Kyoto. The temple was founded in 798, and its present buildings were constructed in 1633. In 2007, Kiyomizu-dera was one of 21 finalists for the New Seven Wonders of the World. However, it was not picked as one of the seven winning…

Tokyo, Japan

East Shinjuku is a shopping area in Tokyo that is not as posh as Ginza. The first time I thought the area was quite ugly. Then I felt there was something special about it. February 2012. Shinjuku Est est un quartier commerçant de Tokyo qui n’est pas aussi chic que Ginza. La première fois j’ai…