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I love to visit cafes & marché! I often run around Kyoto on a bicycle☆

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Ho-koen Park is located in the site of Nagahama Castle whose loard was Hideyoshi Toyotomi. This park is selected as one of the 100 best cherry blossom places in Japan, and its scenery of 600 Somei Yoshino Cherry Blossom trees is amazing! You can see them with Nagahama Castle and Lake Biwa, which are special for Shiga Prefecture.◎This park was opened in 1909, and people enjoy seasonal flowers such as cherry blossoms, plum blossoms, wisteria. With tennis court and children's area, it's well used by the citizens as a relaxation park. And you can learn the history and culture at a museum.

This 'Ebisu Yaki' is sold during 'Toka Ebisu Big Festival (a festival held around January 10th)' of Kyoto Ebisu Shrine. Smiling Ebisu (a Japanese god of business and one of the Seven Gods of Fortune) makes us happy. It contains azuki-bean jam and tastes like dorayaki. I like its small size that I can eat it in one mouth.◎There're often a line of people because it's photogenic for SNS. During the festival, they make it in the store, and you can buy one and take it out. They'll be sold during 1/8-1/12, but you need to confirmin detail.

A cafe named 'Walden Woods' with impressive lantern lights. The original style which has unified white interiors and no tables has become the center of attention just after it opened. Their homemade coffee and Chai Tea made one by one after ordered are very tasty!◎Open: 9:00-19:00 Irregular Holidays See the details in Instagram (

The first shop of The Yellow Deli, a bakery and cafe in America and Australia has opened at a shopping district of Uzumasa. I recommend its big delicious hot sandwiches cooked as the same recipe.◎Open: Sunday to Thursday 10:00-20:00, Friday 10:00-15:00. Bakery 8:00-. Regular holiday: Saturday. You can order breakfast menu all day at an eating space.

A cafe and gallery renovated from a former post office built 70 years ago. It offers lunch of the local food and coffee and sweet that are popular in Kansai Region. Such as counter seats once used as a teller of post office, some parts are left as they were in the old days.◎Open: Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays (they have irregular holidays so you need to check HP) 11:30-18:00. Lunch Plate with Sasayama Rice are available while stocks last.

Who won the first prize of 2017 Galette Des Rois Contest is a small bakery located at Shiga countryside. They are not only delicious of course, they fascinate us with the beautiful designs. The other baked goods and breads are so good that this bakery is worth visiting from far!◎Although the bakery stands between mountains, many customers crowd into as soon as it opens on only three days a week, and all Galette Des Rois and the other goods become sold out till noon. At some festivals, their goods are so popular that they become sold out in one hour. You need to check out HP to get the open dates and festival schedule.

Though they prepare only seasonal tarts and drinks, such a beautiful tart you eat in the woods is a good seller because they're very photogenic! Many customer come from far, and they would be sold out till noon even on weekdays. I recommend you to visit here just after it opens!◎This cafe is managed by a pottery in Kyoto. There's also a gallery in a keyaki wood building. The plates for tarts are breathtakingly beautiful and you can buy them. I like the music environment with a lot of records, so you can have a nice leisure time in the woods.

Rice boiled in Shigaraki-yaki pottery is glossy and tasty even the sweetness can be felt! What is more, you can eat as much as you want! Rice powder is used for fries so it's crisp and tastes light. They use the local grown foodstuffs for other dishes. Enjoy the simple and mild meals.◎Weekdays: 7:00-8:30/11:00-15:30 Weekends & Holidays: 11:00-20:00 (16:00-17:00 they may prepare) No regular holidays

A persimmon delicious as it is becomes a pickle! It keeps the texture and sweetness as it is, and pickle's saltness is excellent. Though it's like a sweet, it matches alcoholic drinks so much that I can't stop eating! The kindness to remove the seeds makes us easy to eat.

A specialty shop of handmade soap made from the local materials like a seaweed of Minami Sanriku. They're so colorful and cute like sweets that I take them in my hand. The rich fragrance, only the natural materials can emit, makes me also relaxed.◎Inside Hama Terrace rebuilt in front of the station, a very fashionable shop. They're made a factory in the shop every day, and you can buy freshly made ones. Open: 10:00-17:00 Regular Holiday: Wednesdays