The Best Things to Do in Asakusa, Tokyo

Things to do in Asakusa Do you know Asakusa? Probably, when you see the big gate with red Chochin just like in the photo, you will get it. Asakusa is a really popular tourist spot for experiencing traditional Japanese culture. tollianord.exblog.jp/ I strongly recommend you to visit Asakusa at least once. So I want to…

Let’s Get Lost in Ghibli Museum Together

Are you a fan of Japanese animation movies? If so, you will know the legendary Ghibli Studio that was the producer and the origin of the most interesting and attractive Japanese anime, as the anime movies of Hayao Miyazaki. I think that visiting Ghibli museum in Tokyo would be for you a source of inspiration…

3 unique cafes and restaurants in Tokyo

There are different types of eateries in Japan, from cafes to izakayas. This time, I’d like to introduce you on of my most favourite. 1. Owl cafe kinarino.jp/ Recently these cafes have become famous, some owl cafes even allow you to touch the birds, as you drink your coffee or juice. Actually, petting the owls…

The Great Tokyo “Gacha-Gacha”

Vending Machines In Japan We all know that the vending machines in Tokyo are the best. Snacks, drinks, even ice-creams! Anytime you feel peckish you can just stroll around and I guarantee that you will find a vending machine within 5 minutes. On cold winter days, they even offer warm drinks to provide momentary comfort.…

The 7 Captivating Disney Sea’s Worlds

There are many Disney Parks around the world but did you know that Disney Sea exists only in Japan? Tokyo Disney Sea opened in 2001 as a part of the Tokyo Disney Resort and it was the ninth worldwide Disney park to open out of the eleven that currently exist. Tokyo Disney Sea is famous…

Artisan alley 2k540, Tokyo

2k540 Located under a JR railway station line overpass between Akihabara Station and Okachimachi Station is a one of a kind artisan alley. Opened in 2010 it features multiple talented vendors showcasing their high quality and usually one of a kind crafts. tokyo-skytree-navi.com/ In fact, over 50+ shops of handmade Japanese crafts can be seen…

Welcome on board for an amazing dinner! Experience the lovely Yakatabune!

The house-boat If you are looking for a very special experience while you’re in Japan you should definitely have an amazing dinner in a Yakatabune! linekudari.com/ Yakatabune means house-boat. Inside the boat, you have stuff like Tatami and cushions. In the beginning, during the Heian period, the aristocracy used Yakatabune as a way to enjoy…

Recommendation of a Chef: Rokurinsha The Best Tsukemen in Tokyo

David Chang Recommendation adweek.com/ In the midst of watching all the TV Japanese program about foods, I haven’t had the time to catch up on, I got addicted to PBS: The Mind of a Chef. Specifically David Chang -who has a wildly successful ramen restaurant called Momofuku in New York City. Narrated by Anthony Bourdain,…

Upcoming Tokyo Olympics 2020

2020 Expected Design of National Olympic Stadium dezeen.com/ Tokyo will be hosting the 2020 Summer Olympics between 24th of July and 9th of August with the slogan “Discover Tomorrow” (Ashita-o-tsukamo). Most of the details are announced and main events could be happening at the “National Olympic Stadium” in Shinjuku. Six world cities: Istanbul, Rome, Madrid,…

Authentic Japanese Courtesans in Asakusa, Oiran Dochu Festival

April Courtesan Parade Asakusa Temple and the crowds during the weekend. Author’s photo If you’re ever in Tokyo in April, there’s a parade you can see for free in Asakusa. Asakusa itself is a traditional district in Taito and is famous for the Senso-ji, Asakusa Shrine and Kaminarimon (Thunder Gate) with a lot of visitors…
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