Top 3 Tsukemen places in Tokyo

Tsukamen is a thicker kind of ramen that is served cold usually in a different bowl from the broth. The broth itself is full of flavor with a depth and intensity from pork, chicken or even bonito. It is a one of a kind culinary experience and definitely a marked difference from its well-known thinner…

The Peaceful Meiji Jingu Shrine in the Heart of Tokyo

History Meiji Jingu is a Shinto shrine in Tokyo honouring the Emperor Meiji and the Empress Shoken. Their tombs are not here in Tokyo however this shrine was built in 1920 to honour their legacy, and 100,000 trees were planted around the shrine in their memory. Meiji Jingu is a stunning shrine to visit and…

Happoen Garden, the hidden ambience of Tokyo

Japan is a country of nature. It has plenty of beautiful landscapes that are worth discovering. It is said that Japan is the runaway place for those who want to unwind with the help of nature. Why? Well, here is one of the thousands of reasons why. Happoen Garden r.gnavi.co.jp/ hisandhersphoto.com/ Happo-en (which means a…

Shop Kawaii! Get That Japanese Style in Harajuku

If you’re in Tokyo and you are looking for splashes of color, hop on a train and make your way to Takeshita-dori in Harajuku – where you’ll see the most colourful people and their equally captivating style. dqaeric34olch.cloudfront.net/ Aside from crepes, Harajuku is a proud melting pot of style. Japan street style is often described…

Takadanobaba: The Vibrant Tokyo

Takadanobaba Station Tokyo has many famous areas, from Shibuya to Shinjuku. But some of the lesser known spots are actually worth a visit even on a short trip to the city. One of them is Takadanobaba, a vibrant college town blessed with rows of ramen places, quirky shops, and youthful energy. muza-chan.net/ Takadanobaba Universities jpss.jp/…

3 Beautiful Aquariums in and around Tokyo

1. Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise bs.benefit-one.co.jp/ its-mo.com/ Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise is the new generation amusement park located at the tip of Yokohama Bay. The land is approximately 24 hectares with a lot of nice spots in it, including the aquarium itself with over 500 different varieties of fish and more than 100,000 sea creatures.…

Senso-ji: History of Asakusa

Senso-ji is the oldest temple in all of Tokyo and home to the most popular matsuri of the year: Sanja Matsuri. The founding of the Senso-ji temple has a rich story and really makes visiting this location even the more special. Interesting right next to the Senso-ji temple is Asakusa Shrine, which is a Shinto…

Top 5 LGBT Events in Tokyo

There are many ways for LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender) to party, meet people, or get into the subculture of LGBT in Tokyo. Since approximately 5% of the country’s population is LGBT, that is a total of about 6 million people, more and more gay-related events are being held. For comparison: Tokyo’s 23 Ward…

Omotesando The Japanese Champs-Élysées

The city of Tokyo has many different attractions, it can go from the modern hyper-developed styles to the unique and traditional one. And Tokyo has different attractive atmosphere by each area. If you want to go to meido cafe, you would go to “Akihabara” But, if you want shopping or looking for fashionable places, I…

Harajuku Crêpes – a Famous, Sweet Snack!

If you find yourself in Harajuku (a fun, lively part of Tokyo that is always mega crowded and stuffed full of Cosplay enthusiasts) then you’re sure to spot several of the famous crêpe shops, their lengthy queues contributing to the clogged artery of human activity that is Takeshita street. Marion Crêpes The longest-running crêpe shop…
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