Oshima, an Amazing Island Two Hours Away from Tokyo

From Japan’s busy city capital, there is a tiny island just two hours away. Although technically speaking, this island is really a part of Tokyo. Can you imagine that Tokyo has its peaceful and quiet spot? You can go to this little quiet paradise by ferry, all year-round, and enjoy the tranquility away from the…

Jinbocho, Tokyo: Bookworm heaven

Best neighbourhood for book lovers tokyoluv.com/ Tokyo is full of quirky small neighborhoods, and Jinbocho is one of those town areas that’s full of personality. Located in Chiyoda city, Jinbocho is known as a bookworm heaven, hosting streets of used bookstores and publishing houses. There are also several universities nearby that contribute to its bookish…

Latest trend in Japan: The Owl Cafe

Best cafe ever? Japan always has a lot of ideas to attract the world’s attention. Not only technological, the Japanese always have fresh trends in the world of fashion, entertainment and lifestyle, and now, they have these unique cafes. Everyone may know by now that cats in the cafes complement a cup of cappuccino perfectly,…

Sumida Riverside Cherry Blossom Festival

Located in the area between the Azumabashi Bridge and Sakurabashi Bridge, Sumida is known in the summer for an impressive fireworks display. Very much worth it to see in July as they have a system where everyone gets to cross the bridge for perfect views of the fireworks. However, nothing beats the view in the…

7 Halal restaurants in Tokyo

Several years ago, there were less halal food in Japan but these days there are a lot. According to a survey of religions by Japanese government, there are 100 thousand more or less Muslim populations in Japan. Because of that few populations, less halal restaurants are in Japan unfortunately. However, now Japan is opening its…

Experience Hanami at Ueno Park

Hanami is Japanese for “flower viewing”. Every year from late March to early May, cherry blossoms come into bloom around Japan. Cherry blossom trees, as well as simply the blossoms themselves, are known as sakura. Sakura comes in several different shades, from white to beautiful bright pink. appetiteforjapan.com/ Sakura trees bloom for just a few…

6 Things to Do in Ginza Other Than Shopping

blog.livedoor.jp/ Ginza has been labeled an expensive district around Tokyo. With the upscale shopping centers, grand restaurants and high-end fashion stores, the district is living up to the expectations. But there is more to Ginza than shopping. So if you are looking for some things to do in Ginza aside from shopping, you might as…

3 Incredible Restaurants in Shinjuku: Fancy, Scary and Hilarious?

Sinjuku is one of the biggest stations in Tokyo. There are many people, many shops and many restaurants. When you visit Tokyo, I think you should go Shinjuku one time. As I said before, there are many restaurants in Shinjuku, but some of them are quite different from normal restaurants there. The restaurants are really…

Shibuya109: Mecca of Japanese fashion

themarkeworld.com When you visit Japan, you may want to visit Shibuya. When you want to get cute Japanese clothes, you should check Shibuya! There are many shopping malls in Shibuya, but my recommendations is Shibuya 109 which is one of the most famous shopping malls especially for girls. Actually, there is mens’ 109 too, but…

Who Says Tokyo is Expensive?–Free and Affordable Must-Visit Places

Tokyo may be expensive to some people who love all the luxury this city can offer, but it does not mean it is not affordable for the travellers on a budget. As long as you know where to go and how to get there, Tokyo will be an affordable place to travel to. Include these…
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