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Marunouchi is a modern-looking district found at the very heart of Tokyo, just a stone's throw from Tokyo Station and the Imperial Palace. The name Marunouchi translates as "inside the circle" and originates from its location inside the palace walls of the Edo Castle hundreds of years ago. Originally...

At the mention of Tokyo (東京), I am sure everyone has the idea that it is a costly place to visit. However, this is not 100 percent true. Just recently, my friend and I spent a day traveling around Tokyo area in, what I would say, an economical way....

It is now less than a month until Christmas 2016, and I personally think that one of the most important aspects of Christmas, apart from getting together with family and friends, is the Christmas cake. With the slightly recently renovated Tokyo (東京) Station, there is now a large department...

Many fans of Japan and the Japanese culture, be it new or old, are familiar with the '90s game of Pokémon (ポケモン) – traveling around a 2D world collecting Pocket Monsters (ポケットモンスター). Even though we may have grown up, as we have seen from the recent release of Pokémon...

Japan is famous for always keeping up with the latest dining trends. The latest fad in Tokyo is a taste for fancy edible flower desserts. If you happen to be near Tokyo station, make it a point to visit Havaro for their famous Bavarian Cream Desserts that look way...

Are you familiar with the concept of a “Premium Outlet”? Basically, this is the place where you can shop for famous designer brands such as Coach, Polo Ralph Lauren, T-Fal and UGG at discounted prices. In other words, the price of the items is cheaper than what you can...

Tokyo JR station is located in the Marunouchi business district of Chiyoda, Tokyo, and is one of the busiest stations in the city, always packed with busy businessmen and excited tourists. However, did you know that apart from being the main intercity rail terminal, the station also has a...

Ginza is not only a shopping district but is also famous for its numerous dining and entertainment options. If you're in the area and are looking for a lovely evening meal of grilled food and beer, the Yakitori Alley would be a perfect choice. Similar to Shinjuku's famous Omoide...

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...

Over 500,000 people take the train on average in Tokyo Station every day and this is just one of the many facts about the station that you probably already know. Based on the number of trains that arrive and depart all day in the station, it is no wonder...

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