Shin-Okubo: The Korean Town of Tokyo, Japan

Shin-Okubo If you are looking for anything Korean from food, to cosmetics, to souvenirs, to anything related to K-pop or your favorite Korean idols, head to Shin-Okubo! It is located north of Shinjuku with Shin-Okubo station on the Yamanote line as the best access to the area. After exiting the station head to the right…

Spend a day in Ginza: the must-visit places!

Ginza is a district that is located in Chuo, Tokyo. This is a popular shopping area that consists of various department stores, coffee shops, restaurants, boutiques and supermarkets. Ginza is also well known as the biggest shopping district that offers high-end branded products. In short, Ginza is a paradise for those who love shopping. gojapango.com/…
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3 Great Wine Bars in central Tokyo

As you may know, Japan is a country where people often prefer to drink beer, whiskey, shochu or sake. But did you know that Japanese people also love wine? If you like wine as well, and if you want to share your passion with others, then here are a few but highly recommended wine bars…

Get Your Gyaru Style On at Cafe & Bar Ganguro

Themed cafes are popular in Tokyo, and it is no surprise that there is a cafe dedicated to a visually striking Japanese fashion style. What is Gyaru? Gyaru is a word meaning ‘gal’ (girl) and is one of many fashion styles found in Japan. The style has been around for several decades, evolving into different…

5 Hotels with Romantic Views of the Illuminated Tokyo Sky Tree

Tokyo Skytree was completed in 2015 and is an iconic landmark in Japan. At night, it’s a spectactular sight. Why not consider booking a hotel where you will have a great view of the gorgeous tower during your entire stay? Here some great hotels that have amazing views of the Tokyo Skytree. 1. The Gate…

In the Surreal World of Final Fantasy Cafe, Tokyo!

If, like me, you are a fan of Japanese video games, I’m sure you’ll have played at leafs one iteration of the Final Fantasy series of games from Square Enix. And, if you enjoyed them as much as I did, you probably wished you could visit some of the places in these games as well…Just…

Make a splash at Tokyo’s top 3 water parks

Summer is here. Mr. Sun’s scorching power is all over Japan and there is no better way to spend summer than to dip in swimming pools and enjoy its gigantic slides. blog-imgs-34-origin.fc2.com/ So take a break from Tokyo’s busy life and check out these amazing water parks around Tokyo. 1. Tokyo Summer Land upon.co.jp/ Located…

Hachiko, Japan’s National Symbol of Loyalty

Hachiko, an Akita Inu breed of dog, was born on November 10, 1923 in a farm near the city of Odate, Akita Prefecture. He is known for his remarkable loyalty to his owner, Hidesaburo Ueno, a professor in Agriculture of the University of Tokyo. Hachiko is known in Japanese as chuken Hachiko which means faithful…

Weirdest Japanese cafes that will surely amuse you, Tokyo

From weird, magical to luminous restaurants, Japan has it all. This country is home to numerous themed restaurants making it the perfect place to try something new! Zauo mantaiko.wordpress.com/ Zauo is a catch and eat restaurant where you really have to work hard for your dinner. It is a perfect place for family and friends…
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