Looking to Stay in Shinjuku? Check These 3 Affordable Capsule Hotels

Staying at a reasonably priced hotel is one of the best ways to save money on accommodation while traveling in Japan. For a stress-free stay with the necessary facilities, you can stay in a capsule hotel which does away with the services provided by a conventional hotel. This is a very familiar concept to those…

Enjoy a Meal While Train Watching at This Cafe and Bar in Tokyo

Have you ever wondered where you could enjoy a meal while train watching at the same time? Or okay, maybe you haven’t. But if you are visiting Japan and would like to experience the Japanese train system in close proximity, I highly suggest visiting Cafe and Bar N3331 mAAch ecute Kanda Manseibashi (神田万世橋)! (I didn’t…

Boring Meetings? Check These Fantasy “Idea Rooms” in Akihabara!

Why agonize over dull, monotonous corporate meetings when you can always make the experience magical and Potter-like? What if you’re given the chance to sit inside a magic classroom like in Hogwarts, or in a white room inspired by Alice in Wonderland? Will you take the chance? You read that right. Fans of the globally…

Taste Some of the Best Cuisines at These 4 Iron Chef Restaurants in Tokyo

For those fans of Iron Chef (料理の鉄人) and the newest iteration Iron Chef America, you probably already know the premise. It takes top chefs from each cuisine – French, Japanese, Italian, and Chinese just to name a few – and has them going up head to head against another chef with a secret ingredient. Growing…

9 Sweets Shops in Ginza That Will Surely Satiate Your Sugar Cravings

The district of Ginza (銀座) started as a center for minting silver coins during the Edo period (江戸時代) and is named after the word “gin (銀),” which means “silver” in Japanese. After the Great Kanto earthquake (関東大震災) of 1923, Ginza was modernized and became the nation’s most glamorous avenue for high-end shopping and art. The…

Want Gourmet Meals but on a Budget? Try These 4 Restaurants in Tokyo

High-quality delicious food is not rare in Japan. You can find it almost anywhere. Different cities offer varieties of dining experiences ideal for gourmet enthusiasts. These are often frequented by gastronomes and food journalists who enjoy world-class cuisines and food tours. However, if you’re looking for the best places to eat gourmet food on a…

Check These 10 Must-Try Chiffon Cakes at La Famille in Ikebukuro

I personally think that chiffon cakes are a staple baking recipe to have in one’s arsenal for baking. However, it’s actually pretty difficult to get these cakes to be fluffy and moist. Chiffon cake is my all-time favorite kind of cake because you can prepare them in any way you want according to how you…

Looking for a Place in Tokyo? Here Are 3 Hotels With Kitchenettes

Japan is definitely a great place to visit. If you are planning to stay in the country for an extended period of time, you have to be decisive in choosing the perfect place to stay at. There are so many accommodations which can be found throughout the capital city of Tokyo. However, if you’re looking…

Hotel Niwa Tokyo: A Sophisticated Hotel in the Heart of the City

hotelniwatokyo.com/ Do you want to stay in the central area of Tokyo while experiencing traditional and modern comfort at the same time? Located just 3 minutes away from JR Suidobashi (水道橋) Station is Hotel Niwa Tokyo (庭のホテル東京). It is popular for its location as it is near attraction sites such as the Yasukuni Shrine (靖国神社)…

Hunt for Your Perfect Costume at These 8 Cosplay Shops in Tokyo

Another year has started, which means more upcoming opportunities for anime and manga fans to sport their favorite characters’ stunning outfits! Events, such as the Comiket and World Cosplay Summit which are two of the biggest events in Japan, are expected to draw attention from members of the otaku community and therefore, bring out the…
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