Today we take a gander at Lazona - a shopping complex located in Kawasaki within the Kanagawa prefecture. Designed by Spanish architect Richardo Bofill, Lazona Kawasaki opened for business in September 2006 and currently houses a ton of shops n restaurants and is also home to one of the few IMAX Digital cinemas available in Japan.
To get to Lazona you can get off at Kawasaki station on the Keihin-Tōhoku Line, Tōkaidō Main Line or Nambu Line. If you are going by car then punch in the following address into your car navigation.
Machines to charge your e-payment cards such as Edy. Popularity is certainly growing but you still cant get by without cash in Japan. Many places don't accept credit cards at lunch time because of the processing fees they need to pay.
These mats are made of Igusa - in daily lingo its "Juncus effusus L. var. decipens Buchen." Tatami mats are also made from Igusa. In the Summer, we stick one over our futon (bed) to keep us cool and it also helps keep the sweat from seeping into the futon.
These Totoro ones cost between 5980 yen and 8980 yen depending on the size. They can be rolled up so if you are thinking of buying one then you should have no problem sticking it into your suitcase or as a carry on.