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Tokyo with a Countryside Feel: Get Local in Akabane

Tokyo with a Countryside Feel: Get Local in Akabane

If you’ve been to Tokyo at least once you’ll have noticed that every neighborhood of this metropolis seems to have its own personali...

The Taste of Downtown Tokyo: Discovering Shitamachi Food in Katsushika

Discovering Shitamachi Food in Katsushika

At the eastern tip of Tokyo is Katsushika City. Packed with the retro flair of the shitamachi*, this dist...

Tokyo's Kitchen, Tsukiji Market Relocated to Toyosu: an Overview of the New Facility

Toyosu Market: an Overview of the New Facility

The Tokyo Metropolitan Central Wholesale Market Tsukiji Market has had a long career as the world'...

6 Delicious Breakfast Spots for Early Morning Sightseeing in Kyoto

6 Delicious Breakfast Spots for Early Morning Sightseeing in Kyoto

Kyoto is one of the most popular travel destinations in Japan. No matter when you go, it's likely tha...

3 Sake Bars with a Unique Atmosphere in Osaka

3 Unique Sake Bars in Osaka

Sake, or as it's called in Japan, nihonshu has become something of a world phenomenon in the last dec...

Secret Tokyo Neighborhoods: Trendy Shops, Sweets, and a European Vibe in Jiyugaoka

Secret Tokyo Neighborhoods: Jiyugaoka

What district would you like to call home if you lived in Tokyo? A lot of the locals would answer Jiyugaoka...

Iconic Views of Mount Fuji: Fuji Kawaguchiko Autumn Leaves Festival

Iconic Views of Mount Fuji: Fuji Kawaguchiko Autumn Leaves Festival

Autumn leaves are almost as revered as cherry blossoms in Japan. From bright red maple leaves to wavy yel...

Enjoy the Summer Edo-Style at ECO EDO Nihonbashi

Enjoy the Summer Edo-Style at ECO EDO Nihonbashi

Summer in Japan, especially in Tokyo, is hot. Since ancient times people have been coming up with ways to ...

#Menstagram: 7 Instagrammable Noodle Joints in Tokyo

#Menstagram: 7 Instagrammable Noodle Joints in Tokyo

Ramen and Japanese noodles in general can be a lot of things. Cold, warm, spicy, light, certainly delici...

5 Lesser-Known Photogenic Spots in Kamakura

5 Lesser-Known Photogenic Spots in Kamakura

The towering figure of the Great Buddha statue; the gorgeous flowers of Meigetsuin Temple; the dreamy b...

Pokémon Center Tokyo DX & Pokémon Cafe Opened in Nihonbashi Takashimaya in March 2018!

Pokémon Center Tokyo DX & Pokémon Cafe Opened in Nihonbashi Takashimaya in March 2018!

March 14, 2018 marked the inauguration of a new Pokémon Center in Tokyo. The official Pok&eacut...