5 Sweet Cat Cafés That Will Make Your Visit to Tokyo “Purr-fect”!

Tokyo, Japan and cat cafés are a “purrfect” match for a cat lover’s vacation! These amazing cafés can be found throughout the metro Tokyo area, including Shibuya, Shinjuku, Akihabara, Asakusa, and Ikebukuro. An incredibly novel concept, cat cafés originated in Taiwan in 1998 and spread like wildfire to other countries, most notably to feline-loving Japan.…

Want to Avoid Maid Cafes? Here Are 5 Cafes to Visit in Akihabara Instead

When you Google “cafes in Akihabara,” most of the search results will show articles recommending the best maid cafes which you should visit. Japan has been quite known for its maid cafes and tourists have shared that it is something one should experience at least once in their lives. But what if you are not…

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…

Have you Heard of the Farm-to-Table Concept in Japanese Eateries?

With the concurrently changing attitude towards food safety, food freshness and food seasonality, the farm-to-table concept was adapted by restaurants around the world. It allows them to establish a direct acquisition of food from producers in order to serve fresh local food. This concept is still new in Japan but it can already be felt…

Check Out These 7 Places in Akihabara That Appear in a Popular Anime!

Akihabara is known worldwide as a mecca for fans of anime, manga, and video games everywhere. Also known as “Electric Town”, this district in central Tokyo is one of the places where fans can be free and indulge in their hobbies. Because of its reputation, Akihabara has been referenced in many anime series. One anime,…

Looking for a Place to Stay in Akihabara? Here Are 3 Budget-Friendly Hotels

Akihabara is considered a geeky place in Japan where you can find plenty of electronic and cultural stores for otakus. It is also home to one of Japan’s most popular icons, maid cafes. The place is lively and will surely never bore you. If you’d like to stay in this district to have a fun…

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…

Experience the World of Virtual Reality at the VR ZONE EXPO in Shinjuku!

Have you ever dreamed of releasing an energy ball like Son Goku? Riding a robot like those pilots you see in Gundam, Evangelion, or Voltes V? Or probably being in a zombie world like the popular American TV program, The Walking Dead, or the role-playing game, Resident Evil or Biohazard? Well, all these will be…

Check Out This Gorgeous Café in Tokyo, Where Dessert Meets Art

Dessert experts in Tokyo need no introduction to Janice Wong. She is a popular Singaporean pastry chef who continuously gained numerous accolades in her culinary days. She even has her own dessert bar located in the trendy shopping mall, Newman, in Shinjuku (新宿). The restaurant offers a huge number of dessert choices from seasonal to…
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