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The Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation, otherwise known as Toei Transportation, has teamed up with travel website Tripadvisor to present a new campaign titled Tokyo Surprise! The campaign aims to promote a…

If you’ve experienced Kyoto’s traditional vibe and untouched historic streets and temples in the spring and summer seasons, it’s time to return to the city in winter when the scenery transforms into a…

If you ever brought a lunch box from home to school, work or a picnic, you probably went through the frustrating process of shoving your bulky and dirty food container back into…

Sanrio Puroland, better known as Hello Kitty Land Tokyo, and Japanese railway operator Keio Corporation bring kawaii to the train tracks as they teamed up to launch the first train wrapped entirely…

In June 2018, Rosaria Iazetta, an Italian artist and professor of sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts of Naples in Italy, packed her bags and set off on her yellow motorcycle…

For years foreigners have fallen in love with Japan’s jet black and outrageously nutty sesame ice cream and now customers can enjoy the “world’s richest ice cream” at Gomaya Kuki’s new location in…

It all started in 2013 when 13-year-old Welsh rapper Leondre Devries contacted 15-year-old English singer Charlie Lenehan on Facebook after watching one of his videos. Forming the pop duo Bars and Melody, less than…

Tucked away near Meiji-jingumae station, Gomaya Kuki offers a mixture of nutty and sweet tastes in their specialty menu items using ground sesame seeds. From a scoop of sesame ice cream plopped on top of pancakes or in zenzai, a traditional Japanese soup made of sweet red beans and mochi, to the Autumn Hojo Tea Parfait, the delightful staple taste of sesame seeds creates an exquisite sweet and savoury twist to your menu choice. You can even choose between two intensities of sesame flavour in your ice cream; either pick tokunou (strong) or chou tokunou (super strong). And if you’re daring, try the goma shio, or sesame salt flavour. Visitors can relax while enjoying their unique ice cream in the modern and sleekly designed shop with wooded accents and western acoustic music playing in the background. How Much: ¥380~¥1,000 Address: 4-26-22, Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, 150-0001 Website: gomayakuki.jp Tel: 08-0796-18516