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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...

When we travel, we are always looking straight ahead at the sights, shops and people around us. But have you ever thought to take a look down at the ground? Don't miss the unexpected works of art you can stumble upon in the form of unique Japanese manhole covers!...

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...

What image do you have of June in Japan? The temperature gets warmer and everyone starts to have the feeling of summer's arrival. It is also the time that everyone becomes more active to fully enjoy activities only available in this season. One wonderful thing to do that is quite...

Sakura blossoms are a symbol of Japan and are one of the flowers that have been loved for centuries. This beauty has therefore been preserved through many works of art with sakura themes such as paintings, haiku and tanka poetry. When you imagine sakura, what kind of scene comes...

In line with its 20th anniversary, there are plans to release new material of anime 'Cardcaptor Sakura'. On top of that, the anime series will be re-broadcast beginning from the 6th of April 2016 on NHK’s BS Premium Channel. Moreover, there will be 7 sketch books that are set...

One of the most common questions that my foreign friends ask me is "Isn't it hard to find your way around train stations and train lines?" This is especially the case for some of my friends who've been to Japan on vacation and found the commute a bit of...

When visiting Japan in the spring, most people want to see the sakura in full bloom. The many sakura with their fleeting blossoms perfectly convey the charm of Japanese spring. Additionally, many travelers aim to enjoy plenty of delicious Japanese food. The wonderful taste of seafood and fruit that...

Thanks to the internet, it’s now easier than ever to find a date. Your married friends may be spending Friday nights trawling Ikea or Nitori for a new bookshelf but in one swipe you can find someone willing to share a drink or some food with you. The hard...

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