Tidbits from the Tokyo Motor Show and What to Expect in 2017

The Tokyo Motor Show is one of the biggest auto shows in the world with a display of unique car models by automobile brands from Japan and across the world. It is held once every two years in the months of October and November. It usually displays more hybrid and concept cars than regular ones…

Come Join Moomin’s World in the Heart of Tokyo

On a beautiful day when the sun shines bright and you have nowhere to rush to after visiting the famous Tokyo Skytree, cute Moomins are waiting to welcome you to their House Café. Author’s photo On the first floor of Tokyo Skytree, just steps away from the East exit of the Tobu line, Tokyo Skytree…

Book and Bed Tokyo: A Bookworm’s Paradise in the City

So, you are a book lover. People have always called you a bookworm. And you like to travel too. Why not we combine both elements into one? Why, you ask? Because a newly launched book-themed hotel in Tokyo is just the place for your next visit to Japan! Aren’t you getting excited? Let’s have a…

3 Picture Perfect Spots Not To Miss in Asakusa!

The Asakusa area in Japan welcomes thousands of visitors each year. There are many reasons to love Asakusa including its historical landmarks, accessible locations as well as the affordable accommodation. While it is still full of the hustle and bustle of people, Asakusa’s beauty is quite different from many modern places like Shinjuku, Harajuku, and…

Edo-Tokyo Vegetables: Nearly Extinct But No Longer in the Past!

The Edo period allowed Japan to enjoy 250 years of stability from 1603-1868. This time was the last period of traditional and ancient Japan before the Meiji Restoration began. From this time, much art and innovation occurred bringing new and reviving old cultures. Food was one of these aspects which developed and gave rise to…

Give Yourself a Harajuku Makeover with these 4 Fashion Shops!

Harajuku is a bustling hub of activity in the west of Tokyo, well known for its street fashion and sub-culture. Many tourists flock to Harajuku to experience this aspect of Japan, but it can be difficult to know what to do when you are there. Here are my top fashion destinations in Harajuku. 1. Takeshita…

Test Your Brain Power with Escape Hunt Tokyo’s Live Escape Game!

Brain teaser games are really popular in Japan and around the world. Brain teasers usually involve having to solve riddles and puzzles in order to move on or get to the next level. Now a real life mystery room has opened in Tokyo! Escape Hunt Experience Escape hunt experience is an escape game set in…

3 Most Romantic Illumination Spots in Tokyo

The day of Christmas itself in Japan is not much of a huge celebration for the Japanese. But the preparations that the country has for the occasion is by far incomparable. During the recent years, the Christmas image of Japan has been the beautifully lit illuminations that are conducted every year. Just a month before…

Check out the Spectacular Starry Sky Illumination Event these Holidays!

Roppongi Hills is a mecca for shopping and the latest pop-ups. From high-end shops to world renown chefs, there is definitely something for everyone here. For those familiar with the Sky Deck attraction – on the 52nd floor of Roppongi Hills, one knows of the panoramic 360-degree views that have housed multiple exhibits from Star…

3 Must-Visit Places for a Cultural Experience in Tokyo

Tokyo is without a doubt one of the top tourist destinations in the world. It’s not just the rich and vibrant culture of the Japanese that makes it such an alluring tourist destination but also has plenty of exciting scenery, including a plethora of places with significant historical importance. Whether you love nature, art or…
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