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Shibuya

Originally named after the renowned Yebisu (ヱビス) brewery the Ebisu (恵比寿) district hasn't let go of its drinking tradition, now housing an abundance of bars and eating establishments that overflow into the streets at night. Nestled noisily between Shibuya (渋谷) and Meguro (目黒), Ebisu is a business district with...

As the largest metropolitan area in the world, it goes without saying that the number of things to do in Tokyo are infinite. However long you stay in Japan you're sure to feel like there's not enough time to discover as much of the country's amazing capital as you'd...

Shibuya (渋谷) is one of the most impressive districts of Japan. It is a youthful neighborhood that is enjoyed every day by thousands of tourists of all ages. The opportunities for entertainment, dining, shopping and nightlife are never-ending. If you’re planning to visit Shibuya, whether for business or sightseeing,...

Fashion has become synonymous with well-known places like France, Italy, and the US. These countries house the big names for haute couture and were the first to forward fashion as something more than just clothing. Any major fashion enthusiast would easily pick any of these places given the chance...

Street art is often viewed with negative connotations from Japan's traditional side. As a country known for order and cleanliness, conforming to street art is a big no-no. Compared to other countries, the street art in Japan is less developed due to the country's conformist culture. This is why...

Throughout the month of June, running until the 26th of the month, the Short Shorts Film Festival takes place at various venues across Tokyo and Yokohama and the best thing is that entry to most events is free of charge. The Film Festival shortshorts.org/ The Short Shorts Film Festival has...

If you've ever been to Japan, was there a time where you needed to use a taxi to get from one place to another? Taking a taxi is one of the most used forms of transportation in Japan and you probably have heard of many things about the taxis...

Summer in Japan is extremely hot and the Japanese have their own way to cool off from the blistering heat and sunshine. Whether it's lounging around inside air-conditioned malls or taking a dip in nearby cool and breezy beaches, there are many ways to cool off but one of...

The cat vs dog debate will rage for ages, but whether one is a dog lover (犬派) or cat lover (猫派), most people can agree that the loyalty and warmth of dogs are unrivaled in the animal world. In Japan, there are a few places in particular that honor...

Widely known and popularly used as meeting points, statues in Tokyo are seen by many but the story and meaning behind their creation is sometimes lost. While statues of people can somehow still speak for themselves, statues of animals are more often than not unrecognizable. Do you know these...

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