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On the Lookout for Affordable Sushi? Head to These 3 Sushi Shops in Ueno, Tokyo!

Your travel to Japan will not be complete without trying sushi. It is, undeniably, one of the best dishes in the country. If you’re concerned about the cost, worry not as there are many affordable sushi shops all over Japan. Here are three affordable ones in Ueno, Tokyo! 1. Sushikou A post shared by Nobu…

Want a Cup of Coffee Served by a Robot Barista? Check Out This Cafe in Tokyo!

In 2015, Henn-na Hotel, the first ever hotel run by robots, was opened in Japan. It became a huge success which led to the opening of another business venture run by robots called “HENNA-CAFE.” This cafe was opened on February 1, 2018, in Tokyo’s Shibuya Ward. Unlike ordinary cafes, HENNA-CAFE serves its customers with the…

Did You Know That the World’s Tallest Wooden Skyscraper Will Be Built in Tokyo?

The world’s tallest free-standing tower, Tokyo Skytree, can be found in Japan. Thus, it comes as no surprise that the tallest wooden skyscraper in the world is also proposed to be built in the area. The plan has already been unveiled by Sumitomo Forestry Co., Ltd., a Japanese company that provides a stable supply of…

6 Interesting Things to Do in Hachijojima, Japan’s Island of Perpetual Spring

Hachijojima is an island 300 kilometers south of Tokyo, located in the Philippine Sea. It is formed by two mountains, Mt. Hachijo-Fuji and Mt. Mihara, and takes less than an hour by plane and 10 hours by ferry from Tokyo. Most of the population lives in the plains between the two mountains. Because of the…

Check These 7 Must-Try Activities in Tokyo for the Ultimate Japanese Experience!

Ah, Tokyo – the capital of Japan. Whether it’s about exotic foods or groundbreaking discoveries, the city has continued to make news around the world, especially now that Tokyo is set to host the most awaited 2020 Olympics. If it’s your first time coming to Japan and you want to experience its culture, here are…

5 Must-Visit Places in Otome Road, Ikebukuro for Otakus

Otome Road, or “Maiden Road,” is the nickname of a street in Ikebukuro. The 200-meter-long street is filled with shops carrying merchandise targeted towards women, hence the word “otome.” The name was first used in the May 2004 edition of “Puff” magazine. Otome Road has also been called “Fujoshi Street” because most of the anime…

Try Out These 2 Amazing Pringles Flavors in Different Regions of Japan!

We all love snacks, especially potato chips! In Japan, you have a huge range of snacks and chips to choose from in any convenience store. However, some brands are now trying to introduce tasty and exotic flavors to entice people’s taste buds in such a big market! Potato chip snack brand Pringles has a knack…

Take Great Pictures at These 2 Japanese Gardens Between Narita Airport and Tokyo!

Japanese gardens condense the beauty of Japan into one place. There are even beautiful Japanese gardens with local charm like you won’t find in the big city on the route from Narita Airport to Ueno, Tokyo. Come visit these secret gardens unknown to most travelers! 1. Chiba Prefecture Makuhari Seaside Park: Mihama-en Photo provided by…

Wander These 2 Areas With a Japanese Atmosphere Between Narita Airport and Tokyo

Taking a walk through areas with a traditional Japanese atmosphere will make for an unforgettable experience during your vacation. There are spots between Narita Airport and Ueno, Tokyo with a strong historic atmosphere and lots of local charm that you definitely can’t see in the big city. Come take a walk around town and see…
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