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Explore These 8 Popular Side Trips from Tokyo

Tokyo (東京) is unarguably the most popular destination in Japan and for the first timers, a visit to this modern capital is a must. Some might say that they never run out of things to do in Tokyo. But for others who have already been to this well-loved city and have already seen enough, then…

Catch This Free Short Film Festival in Yokohama and Tokyo While You Still Can!

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 been running since 1999 when…

Did You Ever Think a Night View of Japanese Factories Could Be This Beautiful?

Tourist destinations in Japan are not only promoted in broad daylight. Many of them can be seen at night in huge industrial zones. This phenomenon is called “Kojo Yakei.” It kicked off in 2007 when a book featured beautiful photographs of Japan’s industrial buildings and factories as well as their locations. It became so popular…

Rio Grande Brazilian BBQ: A Meat Lovers ‘All You Can Eat’ Heaven

If you’re feeling hungry and a bowl of ramen just won’t do or if you have a special event coming up then book a table at the Rio Grande and enjoy a Brazilian feast. Churrasco (Portuguese for barbecue) is meat cooked on skewers atop a charcoal stove and the custom, as is practiced at the…

Japan’s Strangest Cafes for the Lonely and Curious

In these modern times, it’s easy to start to feel disconnected from other people due to the stresses of life in the 21st century. The internet and social media are not helping people to have actual face to face interaction with others, and physical contact is hard to come by for some. aliexpress.com/ Japan is…