Olympic Village Plan after 2020 in Japan

A few years later, everyone around the world will be watching the 2020 Summer Olympics in Japan. This is more popularly known as Tokyo 2020. blogs.wsj.com/ This event has been planned to be held from July 24-August 9, 2015. A lot of developments and preparations have already been made wherein the country will be spending…

Paris Ogawaken: The Original Raisinwich in Japan

A popular Japanese sweet suitable for souvenirs and gifts from Tokyo is “Paris Ogawaken.” This stretches back from ancient times. It is considered to have a very long history dating back to 1905 in Shimbashi, Tokyo. Tetsugoro Ogawa, at the age of 28 started opening his restaurant in Tameiki. His skills were ripened by learning…

Get to Know Parasites a Bit Better: Meguro Parasitological Museum

Humans are perfect hosts to nearly 300 parasitic worms around the world. Every day we come in contact with these organisms. Our knowledge of parasitic infections dates back to antiquity. The description of parasites and parasitic infections are found in the early human writings. free-stock-illustration.com/ If you want to learn more about parasitic topics, it…

Step Inside a Dreamworld of Fantasy at Kawaii Monster Cafe Harajuku!

Experience Japanese cuteness overload by stepping inside one of Harajuku’s latest cafes: Kawaii Monster Cafe! Located right in the middle of this trendy town, the cafe recently opened on August 1, 2015. Get lost in the swirling paradise of multi-colored interior designs done by Creative Director Sebastian Masuda. With the psychedelically bright colors, it will…

6 of the Best Beaches in the Vicinity of Tokyo

Summer is in full swing! What can be better to counter the heat than a day at the beach? These beaches are approximately 1-1.5 hours away from Tokyo. I can’t wait to take a dip and frolic in the waves! Now where’s my hammock… 1. Shonan Beach benweller.photoshelter.com/ Rating: 4 out of 5 parasols The…

Enjoy Japan to the Fullest: Take a Guided Tour

Tokyo is the capital of Japan and the most densely populated city on Earth with 36,923,000 people living there when counted in 2010. Tokyo is a city of juxtapositions, with ancient temples next door to cutting-edge technological advances. Tokyo is understandably one of the top destinations for people visiting Japan, as it is not only…
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Robot Restaurant – Tokyo’s Answer to Le Crazy Horse Cabaret?

The Crazy Horse house of cabaret in Paris has a world renowned reputation for burlesque shows and entertainment. And Japan, not wanting to miss out on the fun as always, presents its very own crazy Robot Restaurant! It trips you through a quirky, vacuously surreal experience where robots and cosplay girls rule the world. It’s…

Shop til you drop at Shibuya!

Japan attracts more than one million tourists every month, and most are visiting at least the capital if not other cities. Besides sightseeing, shopping is a popular activity for tourists, some even coming to Tokyo just to shop. Famous shopping places include Shinjuku, Harajuku and even Akihabara, each area offering different products and stores. However,…

Haneda Edo Festival: Time Slip back to the Edo Period!

Have you ever wanted to see what Japanese life was like in the olden days? Would you like to meet and even dance a traditional Japanese Bon Odori with a courtesan or trade lives (temporarily) with a samurai? Well, you can do that and a whole lot more at this year’s Haneda Edo Festival! japan-attractions.jp/…

Celebrating your Birthday in Japan

I came to Japan last November, if there is one thing that I miss, it’s celebrating my birthday with my friends back home. But I won’t lie that I was excited to celebrate my birthday in Tokyo. Yes, my first birthday celebration in another country! I wasn’t expecting much, as a matter of fact, my…
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