4 Hidden Treasures in the Trendy Tokyo Neighborhood of Jiyugaoka

Tokyo, Japan’s capital city, attracts millions of tourists a year. This massive metropolitan area is home to famous landmarks such as Senso-ji Temple, the oldest Buddhist temple in the country, Akihabara, the otaku mecca of manga, anime, and video games, and Shibuya’s famous Scramble Crossing that sees thousands of crossers per minute. These are just…

Where Can You Find This Hidden Museum Filled with History in Tokyo?

Did you know that there’s a particular cutting-edge museum hidden inside the KITTE Department Store in Tokyo? The small historical museum Intermediatheque, jointly run by the University of Tokyo and Japan Post, contains several antiquities and specimens that the university has accumulated since the 19th century. Due to its unusual location, it is often referred…

Love Coffee? Don’t Miss the Tokyo Cafe Show in Japan This June 2018!

Did you know that Japan is one of the largest consumers of coffee in the world? You’ll see why once you stroll down the streets of cities like Tokyo. It is said that there are more than 7 million cafe-style restaurants in the country. In line with this, an event called the “Tokyo Cafe Show”…

There Is More to Tokyo Than You Think! Explore This Underrated Area of the City!

When planning a trip to Tokyo, most travelers automatically include the popular districts of the city in their itineraries. Places such as Shibuya, well known for Shibuya Crossing; the huge neighborhood of Shinjuku, notorious for its red-light district; Ginza, known for its high-end boutiques; and Akihabara with its innumerable maid cafes and otaku shops, are…

Join the Biggest Beer Garden Event at Tokyo’s Hibiya Park This May 2018!

The biggest beer garden event will be held at Tokyo’s Hibiya Park in May 2018. Various kinds of beer and liquor will be served, paired with authentic dishes from different countries. There will also be live music performances as the event aims to provide a comfortable space for people to enjoy drinking delicious alcohol in…

Want to Make Your Own Food Replica? Visit This Shop in Tokyo’s Kitchen Town!

Kappabashi Street is a shopping district in Tokyo, Japan popular for its various restaurant and kitchen supply stores. Aside from those, however, there is a shop that sells “fake food” or food replicas called Ganso Shokuhin Sample-ya. Their food replica products are ideal for display and souvenirs. Why don’t we check out the step-by-step process…

Support Japan’s Self-Defense Forces at A “Best Body” Contest in Tokyo This 2018!

Japan is undeniably one of the countries that produce beautiful faces and bodies in the world. The admiration for such beauty is seen in several Japanese events and cafes dedicated to it. This 2018, an event called the “Jieitai Best Body Contest” will take place in order to recognize the beefcakes of the country’s Self-Defense…

Have You Visited the Best Cake Shop in Jiyugaoka Yet?

The Japanese just adore their cake shops and bakeries. Despite bread not being a big part of the Japanese diet until relatively recently, bakeries, patisseries, and cafes have gained huge popularity for coffee and cake lovers all over the country. Jiyugaoka is a sweet community with a village-like feel to it, and it is found…

Love Ramen Noodles? Don’t Miss This Ramen Festival in Tokyo This 2018!

If you ask anyone to name a type of Japanese food, it is highly likely that ramen is one of the first ones you will hear. Although it originated in China, ramen has evolved to gain massive popularity in Japan and comes with many kinds of broths and a variety of toppings such as meat,…
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