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Since summer in Japan is just a few weeks away, seasonal specials are already up at different restaurants in Tokyo. One of the things people look forward to is afternoon teas. Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo is currently serving its Classic Afternoon Tea at The Lobby Lounge on the 28th floor....

Ueno is a lively district on the east side of Tokyo, packed full of shops, restaurants, and arcades. With a mix of shopping and nature, temples and shrines, it's a fusion of the historical and the modern. Endless markets and shopping streets greet you on your way to the...

Odaiba is a large artificial island in Tokyo Bay, separated from central Tokyo by the famous Rainbow Bridge and accessible by monorail, subway and even boat. It is home to various small theme parks, museums, shopping malls, and boasts beautiful views of the sea and the city. It is...

Nakano is a special ward just one station away from Shinjuku, and is home to various places such as Nakano Sun Plaza, Nakano Broadway, and an old-fashioned shopping street that allows you to live and breathe old Japan while shopping for souvenirs, clothes, food, and everything else in between....

Have you ever seen a sento (銭湯), or public bathhouse before? Sentos used to be common among people who lived in small housing facilities that didn't have private baths. Recently, the number of sentos has been decreasing as most Japanese residences already have bathrooms and shower rooms. Public bathhouses,...

Tokyo is full of entertaining and interesting things. Though it is a huge metropolis, its main hotspots are not that far apart. Going around the city can be done easily in a more intimate and street-level perspective than by bus or train. In order to do this, by bicycle...

If you're a fan of the Tokyo Ghoul (東京喰種) series, then you surely already have a hint what this article will be about just by reading the title. That's right! The internationally popular Tokyo Ghoul will be opening its very own cafe serving Anteiku's (あんていく) menu right in Tokyo...

Ueno (上野) is one of the oldest cities in Tokyo (東京) and is a must-visit when you are in Japan. Thousands of visitors come to the place due to its rich cultural spots and shopping districts. But aside from these, there are also many places to eat or enjoy...

DESIGN FESTA (デザインフェスタ) is an international event which is held for two consecutive days in Tokyo (東京). Anyone, regardless of age, nationality, and talent, can join the fun in order to encourage freedom of creative expression. This is considered to be the single largest art festival in Asia where...

Recently, various locations in Japan have been experiencing cooler winds and hotter days, giving a sign of the new season that'll take over in a couple of weeks. Summer in Japan is definitely hot and humid, which will make you want to head to the beach to take the...

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