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Going Drinking in Japan? Here Are 7 Tips and Rules to Keep in Mind

It’s no secret that the Japanese love to drink. Most people have been to at least one “nomikai,” usually a business- or work-related event where a group goes to an izakaya (Japanese pub or bar) to drink and bond. Although cocktails, bottled alcoholic drinks, and beer are very popular in Japan, there is also the…

Sing your Heart Out in Tokyo on the First Karaoke Ferris Wheel in the World!

Disneyland Tokyo is not actually located in Japan’s capital city. It is in Chiba, around an hour’s train ride from Tokyo Station. A rather famous entertainment park in the area that actually is in Tokyo is Tokyo Dome City. It includes several attractions including the ever-popular Big-O, which is considered to be one of the…

5 Restaurants and Bars for a Great Evening Out in Lesser-Known Meguro Ward, Tokyo

What’s the first place that comes to mind when someone mentions an evening out in Tokyo? No doubt you might think of Ueno’s street food and izakayas, Shibuya’s nightclubs, or Shinjuku’s red light district. These areas, among others, are definitely great places to hang out in Tokyo. However, at the weekends, these places can get…

Want to Hang Out in Tokyo Without the Crowds? Check Out Gakugei Daigaku!

What are the first districts that pop into your head when you think of Tokyo (東京)? No doubt famous central locations such as Shibuya (渋谷), Shinjuku (新宿), Roppongi (六本木) and Ikebukuro (池袋) are some of the first that spring to mind. Of course, they are great places to hang out, boasting great restaurants, interesting shops…

Go To Barcode in Kyoto for Karaoke, Dancing, Parties and More!

Do you love karaoke? Do you love drinking? Do you want to make new friends and have a great night out? Then I have the perfect place for you to visit – Barcode Kyoto! Barcode facebook.com/ Barcode is located right in the heart of Kyoto’s nightlife district. It’s a big, bright bar that welcomes people…

Boost Your Karaoke Experience and Go Next Level with ’Boulkara’ in Kyoto!

Living in Japan, there are many options to choose from to prevent boredom, whether it’s activities with your family, friends or even alone – there is certainly plenty to do. Also, in Japan, many people tend to favor karaoke. jankara.ne.jp/ A simple play of words and very easy to understand, Boulkara is a mix of…

Visit Shibuya Modi For a Taste of Modern Fashion!

Tokyo is considered as one of the global fashion capital cities in the world. Many of you will notice how both men and women in Tokyo love to dress well. And of course, there are some places that immediately spring to mind when talking about fashion here. There are the areas of Shibuya, Shinjuku, Harajuku,…

Sing your Heart Out! Tokyo’s Unique Karaoke Shops

Japan is the birthplace of karaoke. Karaoke comes from the word kara, meaning “empty” and oke, short for “orchestra”. gettyimages.co.jp/ It has been a favorite pastime for many people around the world. Imagine having more than 9,000 karaoke shops in your country! This is the case in Japan. If you happen to be in Tokyo…

Karaoke Magic – old and young, in groups and by yourself!

Probably Japanese would not sing or dance in a large public space, but in a cosy small room with special lighting effects, they go wild. That’s Karaoke magic. This is a close up guide to the mysterious Japanese Karaoke culture. Karaoke transformation tameblo.blog.tennis365.net/ Originally, Karaoke was targeted at grown-ups in their 20s and 30s with…

Accommodation on a shoestring budget. The unconventional options!

In the previous article I covered all the conventional options for the budget traveler. This time, in the second and final installment of this series, I will be covering a few unconventional options for the more adventurous individuals (or those who blaze into town at the last moment without any reservations, especially during peak-seasons). Do…
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