Do You Know Where You Can Relive the Famous Story of the 47 Ronin in Tokyo?

The legend of the 47 Ronin (warriors without a lord) has been ingrained into Japanese folklore through books, films, and other forms of art. Known in Japan as the “Ako Roshi,” the story has even made it to Hollywood. With its tale of honor and sacrifice, it captures the essence of Bushido – the samurai…

5 Restaurants and Bars for a Great Evening Out in Lesser-Known Meguro Ward, Tokyo

What’s the first place that comes to mind when someone mentions an evening out in Tokyo? No doubt you might think of Ueno’s street food and izakayas, Shibuya’s nightclubs, or Shinjuku’s red light district. These areas, among others, are definitely great places to hang out in Tokyo. However, at the weekends, these places can get…

The 30 Best Hotels Near Tokyo Station for a Relaxing and Convenient Stay in 2017

Tokyo Station is found in the heart of the Japanese capital. Right next to the Marunouchi area, you’ll find yourself surrounded by some of the picturesque skyscrapers of Tokyo that hide away chic eating and drinking establishments but within a short walk of the ever beautiful Tokyo Imperial Palace. As one of the most accessible…

Grab a 500 Yen Lunch at this Nepalese Restaurant in Tokyo

Tokyo is home to many different types of cuisines. Aside from Japanese street food, izakaya pub snacks, and traditional delicacies, restaurants from all over the world have sprung up in cities and towns around the country for several decades and are greatly loved by locals and visitors alike. Popular countries’ foods in Japan include Italian,…

Climb One of the Tallest Towers in Japan and Help Raise Mental Health Awareness

Several types of mental illnesses are heavily stigmatized in Japan. As a country that truly values conformity, people who have mental illnesses are often singled out. In order to remove these stigmas and provide mental health awareness, an event will be held on September 10, 2017, which is World Suicide Prevention Day, allowing people to…

Have a Campfire Side Meal in Tokyo at this Grill in Jiyugaoka

Have you ever wished that you could enjoy a campfire meal without the hassle of preparing an actual campfire or going out into the woods? If so, The Banff might be the cafe for you. About The Banff A post shared by THE BANFF 自由が丘 (@the_banff) on Sep 16, 2016 at 2:49am PDT If it’s…

Embrace Festival Culture with Hello Kitty and More at This Theme Park in Tokyo

One of the best things to witness during the summer season in Japan is the beautiful light illuminations often displayed at night during festivals. Sanrio Puroland will soon be hosting the biggest indoor light illumination in the country. The event will occur from July 15th 2017 to September 3rd 2017 through two indoor illumination events…

5 Must-Visit Spots in the Little-Known Areas of Sugamo and Komagome, Tokyo

The Yamanote train line (山手線) has been very popular among tourists for it has stops in the most popular tourist destinations in Tokyo (東京) such as Shibuya (渋谷), Shinjuku (新宿), Ueno (上野), Harajuku (原宿), Yoyogi (代々木), and Ikebukuro (池袋). However, people often ignore the fact that there is much to see in each station within…

Experience Edo and Goldfish-Themed Treats at this Event in Tokyo!

Japan is a country brimming with traditional culture alongside the age of modernization. This aspect that the country can proudly boast of is one of the many reasons to visit and experience Japan first-hand. If you want to see a different side of the Japanese summer, you can’t miss the Eco Edo Nihonbashi (ECO EDO日本橋)…

Find Your Olympian Sports Potential at This Prestigious University in Tokyo!

Japan is one of those countries which never ceases to showcase its talent in any major sports event. The Japanese are keen on sports such as judo, gymnastics, athletics, wrestling, ski jumping, speed skating, and others. Tokyo hosted the 1964 summer Olympics and it is all ready to host it for the second time in…
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