Don’t Miss This Little-Known Cherry Blossom Festival in Tokyo This Spring!

There are many festivals all over Japan that are widely advertised and known to many people. These festivals are prepared weeks or even months in advance, talked and written about online and in newspapers, and are well known nationwide. Examples of famous festivals include the Gion Festival (祇園祭) in Kyoto, the Snow Festival (雪祭り) in…

Cosplay and Read Books All Night at This Bookstore Event in Tokyo!

Have you ever dreamed of spending the night at a bookstore and reading all the books you want to read? How about cosplaying the whole night until you get tired? Or are you the person who wants to do both? JUNKUDO (ジュンク堂), a bookstore in Tokyo (東京), will be holding an event this 2017 where…

Taste Delicious Scones and Other Baked Goods at This Quaint Bakery in Tokyo!

Scones are usually made from flour, butter, and milk, but an adorable little bakery located in Tokyo (東京) is famous for their soft and fluffy yet not too dry scones made from heavy cream. Find out more about this place and their pastries below! Quignon (キイニョン) quignon.co.jp/ The word “quignon” means “the edge of a…

This Service Takes Care of Your Luggage While You Explore Tokyo!

What do you usually do when you arrive in Japan too early for your hotel check-in time? Most people probably want to look around and explore. However, it’s a big hassle walking around when you have big suitcases with you. There’s actually a new online service called “Ecbo Cloak” which lets you find a cafe…

Experience Culture and Cherry Blossom Viewing at this Japanese Festival!

In the past few years, the number of tourists visiting Japan has been rising year after year, and will surely only continue to increase as the Olympics approach. But while that may still be a few years away, many tourists should still check out Japan for the unique experiences they may encounter. During the spring…

Discover the Fascinating World of Gyoza at Tokyo’s Legendary Restaurant!

While in Japan, you will surely see gyoza (餃子) available almost everywhere, be it served piping hot at a ramen restaurant, in frozen form at supermarkets or in ready-to-eat bento boxes at convenience stores. Depending on which part of Japan you visit, the type of gyoza you taste will vary in terms of cooking methods…

Sweeten Up Your Trip to Ikebukuro with These 3 Dessert Shops Within the Station

Ikebukuro (池袋) is one of the main stations of the JR Yamanote Line (山手線). It has been a very popular station for it is in the boundary of Tokyo (東京) and Saitama (埼玉). It also houses Sunshine City – a very popular place for teenagers where you can see J-WORLD, Sunshine Aquarium, and a bunch…

Have a VIP Dinner with a Top Chef in Tokyo This March 2017!

If you’re up for a VIP night or would like to treat yourself after a stressful week, you should check out L’effervescence. This is a Michelin-starred restaurant nestled in a secluded place along the Nishi Azabu (西麻布) area of Tokyo. L’effervescence is hidden among low-rise residential buildings and is rather far back from the street,…

3 Spots Not to Miss on Your Trip to the Tokyo Skytree!

The Tokyo Skytree (東京スカイツリー) marks a point in Tokyo where tradition and innovation meet. It is the tallest tower in the world which serves as a broadcasting, restaurant and observation tower all in one. Built with cutting-edge Japanese technology, there’s no fears about the safety of this huge structure. The tower also serves as a…

A Guide to Experiencing the Tallest Tower in Japan, Tokyo Skytree!

Would you like to see the urban landscape of Tokyo from a bird’s-eye view? Would you like to experience one of Japan’s many impressive artificial landmarks? Don’t miss Tokyo Skytree, located in Sumida-ku (墨田区) in Tokyo. Tokyo Skytree jp.fotolia.com/ Skytree is the “tallest free-standing broadcast tower in the world as of 2011” as per their…
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