SHOPPING

SHOPPING

In the trendy, low-key neighborhood of Shimokitazawa (下北沢), you can find all sorts of stores and places. On a day when you feel like going on a little exploration, Shimokitazawa’s vintage stores and quaint cafes can keep you occupied. Previously, I have written about the thrift and vintage stores you...

It is now less than a month until Christmas 2016, and I personally think that one of the most important aspects of Christmas, apart from getting together with family and friends, is the Christmas cake. With the slightly recently renovated Tokyo (東京) Station, there is now a large department...

Are you a huge fan of anime and manga? Aside from the well-known Akihabara district, Nakano Broadway Mandarake is also a great place to go! You’ll be able to see hard-to-find anime and manga collectibles around this area plus you’ll be in so much awe when you visit this...

With so much anime goods lurking around in Japan, the majority of them are often sent out to the market only for a limited time. Some people who'd like to purchase these items would have to be on the look out for the release dates and not to mention...

If you are traveling to or from Japan through Haneda Airport, you're very lucky! It is closer to Tokyo's main attractions than Narita Airport and also has a seemingly less busy atmosphere. In addition to these good qualities, Haneda also has some great shopping. So, if you were too...

Anyone who is traveling to Tokyo will no doubt use Tokyo Station during their stay. It is located at the center of the 23 special wards in Chiyoda-ku and is close to many tourist attractions such as the Imperial Palace and the ritzy shopping district of Ginza. You could...

Tokyo, dubbed as one of the most expensive cities in the world. But did you know there's a district of jewelry shops here selling quality products for a good price? pearlseiwa.wordpress.com/ Located between the Ueno and Akihabara district lies little-known Okachimachi. If you're ever in town, you might want to check...

Nihonbashi is a whole area in Tokyo that takes pride in "Edo Style" shopping. Literally translating into "Japanese Bridge", it is indeed a bridge connecting old Edo traditions with contemporary style. Hakuza Nihonbashi definitely feels like you are are walking into living history. Hakuza Nihonbashi retaildesignblog.net/ gardenhotels.co.jp/ The store offers multiple gold products...

The best shopping mall to experience Japan in As you know, Tokyo is a really big city and there are thousands of shopping malls. My recommendation is Coredo-Muromachi, which is located in Nihonbashi. Coredo-Muromachi has a lot of Japanese traditional shops such as chopstick shops, Dashi (Japanese cooking stock) shops...

"Antenna shop" introduction When you come to Japan, I hope that you will visit some great places and I hope you will enjoy your time be it by yourself, with friends or with family. Hopefully you get presents for your friends and family who couldn’t join you but if you...

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