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SIGHTSEEING

Digging Deep Into The Old Tokyo: Tateishi

Digging Deep Into The Old Tokyo: Tateishi

What will you find if you venture into the old Tokyo beyond Ueno, Asakusa, Nihombashi, and even Ningyocho?You‘ll find the Arakawa river. P...

Explore Kagurazaka, Where France Meets Traditional Japan

Explore Kagurazaka, Where France Meets Traditional Japan

Kagurazaka's history is quite unique. In the Edo period it flourished as a hanamachi, a geisha town...

A First-Timer's Guide to Shimokitazawa

A First-Timer's Guide to Shimokitazawa

A little tucked away from the hustle and bustle of more well-known districts such as Shibuya and Shinjuk...

A Real Taste of Local Life in Tokyo: Asagaya Pearl Center

A Real Taste of Local Life in Tokyo: Asagaya Pearl Center

Asagaya Pearl Center is located in the residential neighborhood of Asagaya in the Suginami prefecture...

More fun than an amusement park?!
Hints on how to enjoy Mother Farm, accessible from Tokyo

Hints on how to enjoy Mother Farm, accessible from Tokyo

Mother Farm is a famous sightseeing spot known to all Japanese on the Boso Peninsula of Chiba. Not only ca...

Right near Narita Airport! 
Enjoy the Retro Atmosphere of Naritasan Omotesando Road

Right near Narita Airport!
Enjoy the Retro Atmosphere of Naritasan Omotesando Road

A 10-minute train ride away from Narita International Airport, Narita Omotesando Road is a popular spo...

10 Secrets You'll Want to Experience in Oboke and Iya

10 Secrets You'll Want to Experience in Oboke and Iya

Deep within the Shikoku mountains, there is Oboke and Iya. This place is a secluded village surrounded b...

Shop All the Popular Stores at Osaka's Shinsaibashi-suji Shotengai

Shop All the Popular Stores at Osaka's Shinsaibashi-suji Shotengai

Shinsaibashi-suji Shotengai is one of Osaka's representative outdoor shopping arcades. Stretc...

A Day in Tsukishima: Explore the Old, the New, and the Monja

A Day in Tsukishima: Explore the Old, the New, and the Monja

by guest writer Laura LossOver 100 years ago, a shipping channel was created in Tokyo bay and the earth th...

Sakura Forecast for 2017

Sakura Forecast for 2017

Once we enter March, it won't be long before Japan's long-waited somei yoshino sakura begin to ...

Let's Go! A Walk-Through Guide to the Fushimi Inari Shrine

Let's Go! A Walk-Through Guide to the Fushimi Inari Shrine

Located in the entrancing city of Kyoto, Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine is home to the famed tunnel of a thou...