Atago Shrine : Oasis in the center of the busy Tokyo Metropolis

In the busy commercial neighborhood of Kamiyacho in Tokyo I came across these long, steep, ancient stone staircase.. Wondered what it was and saw the sign board, Atago Shrine. Hmm interesting, lets check it out. The stairs are really steep and I found it later that a Samurai climbed the steps on horseback to deliver plum blossoms

Nirvanam – Original South Indian, Kerala style food in Tokyo

Indian food equates a Nan and Curry for majority of the Japanese. Majority of the North Indian states do have this as their primary diet, but the Southern part of India the dietary styles and tastes are very different. Nan used to be a novelty until the 90’s in many South Indian states. Japan has