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Discover the Best Things to Do in Japan with Our Area Guide

Japan enjoyed nearly twenty million tourists in 2016 and the number is only expected to increase with time. This incredible country of innovation, tradition, excellent food and world-leading entertainment has captured the hearts of travellers around the world. As the largest metropolitan area in the world, it goes without saying that the number of things…

30 Things to Do in Harajuku, the Fashion Capital of Tokyo!

Harajuku (原宿) is often referred to as the crazy fashion capital of Tokyo (東京), home to the famous Takeshita Street (竹下通り) and the inspiration for Kyary Pamyu Pamyu (きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ)’s style, and various subcultures like lolita (ロリータ) and gothloli (ゴスロリ). If you’re interested in trying some unusual shops and cafes, Harajuku in the heart of Tokyo…

Top 30 Things to Do in Tokyo, Japan’s Glamorous Capital!

Tokyo is the capital of Japan and one of the most glamorous cities in Asia. With its low crime rate, countless bars and restaurants, and numerous cultural and historical sites, it’s no wonder that it sees millions of tourists every year. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics are coming and an even larger number of tourists is…

The Top 10 Shopping Districts in Tokyo for Fashion Enthusiasts

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 of a shopping spree. The contributions…

Give Yourself a Harajuku Makeover with these 4 Fashion Shops!

Harajuku is a bustling hub of activity in the west of Tokyo, well known for its street fashion and sub-culture. Many tourists flock to Harajuku to experience this aspect of Japan, but it can be difficult to know what to do when you are there. Here are my top fashion destinations in Harajuku. 1. Takeshita…

Harajuku, Land of Colorful Trends: 18 Ways to Indulge in Japanese Pop Culture

What do you think of when you hear about Harajuku? It may be a parade of vividly dressed “Harajuku girls” akin to the characters you might see from time to time in your weekly anime. Maybe it could be an image of the latest cutting edge fashions coming down the runway, or perhaps you visualize…

Have a Cuteness Overload at the PomPomPurin Cafe in Japan!

Who is Pom Pom Purin? You have heard about Hello Kitty and My Melody, but do you know about this unbearably adorable character? This is Pom Pom Purin. Like the infamous Hello Kitty and My Melody, Pom Pom Purin is also a part of the Sanrio family. Here are a few fun facts about Pom…

3 Recommended Street Snacks on Takeshita Street!

Enjoy Takeshita dori’s casual food! chiguno363.exblog.jp/ As you know, Harajuku is one of the most popular places for young people to hang out in Tokyo. Takeshita dori street near Harajuku is one of the most popular places in that area. Takeshita dori is located in front of Harajuku station. There are many shops, and many…

Fashion city Harajuku

Harajuku in Tokyo is the one of a kind of fashion city in the world. There are so many tailor’s shops, second-hand clothing stores, vintage stores and boutiques that carry a wide selection of fashionable products from different brands. And also it is a concept of teenage cultures and fashion. But Harajuku is a nice…