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Looking for a Bargain? Check Out These 3 Antique and Flea Markets in Tokyo!

Antique and flea markets have been sprouting throughout Japan and attracting people who are looking for things that are unique or out of the ordinary. There are also some who are drawn to them because of their bargain prices which can’t be found anywhere else. If you’re on the lookout for some antiques, better check…

29 Hotels in Shinjuku That Will Make Your 2017 Trip to Tokyo Perfect!

Shinjuku (新宿) is one of Tokyo (東京)’s most visited districts thanks to its Tokyo-esque neon-lit streets brimming with bustling eating and drinking establishments, entertainment and shopping opportunities. With its easy access to the rest of the city and shuttle bus services straight to and from Narita (成田) and Haneda (羽田) airports, Shinjuku is not only…

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…

Join in the Fun and Get Dancing at Shibuya Street Dance Week 2016!

Did you know that street dance is actually a famous dance genre in Japan? Apart from their traditional dances, the Japanese, especially the younger generation, are also huge fans of this dance that originated from African-American culture. Along with the popularity of street dance among the Japanese, there is an event called the Shibuya Street…

Enjoy a Wide Selection of Japan’s Best Soba and Sake at Soba Fes 2016!

Are you starting to feel the summer heat here in Japan? While we’re still just a little while ahead of the official summer months, the heat here has gone a bit haywire and has started reaching midsummer temperatures all throughout the country! retrip.jp/ Many of us have our own preventative measures in order to avoid…

Need Some Dog Love? Go to Dog Heart Cafe in Tokyo for a Cuddle or a Walk!

One of the things that japan has in abundance are cafes of all sorts ranging from regular cafes to owl, rabbit, and the already quite famous cat cafes. One type cafe is not so well-known but still quite popular: dog cafes. Because of the lack of space in many Japanese city houses and apartments, and…

3 Perfect Jogging Spots in the Middle of Tokyo

Running is a great sport and it has been gaining popularity in recent years to help modern people cope with things like lack of needed physical exercise and locomotor movements, as well as the rising number of unhealthy food and poor diet. There are many benefits in running such as weight loss, improved cardiovascular and…

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…

See the best of Tokyo in one day

My friends often ask me what my top destinations are in Tokyo and where I would recommend they visit, so I have thought about this often! Recently a friend only had 24 hours in Tokyo to take in all the sights and didn’t want to spend their day travelling. So below is my idea of…

Tips to Have Ultimate Fun in Japan’s Public Parks

Author’s photo A large percentage of the population in Japan’s cities and towns live in apartments. Homes in Japan often feature yards and gardens much smaller in comparison to those of the West. Public parks serve as open spaces for people to gather and enjoy a natural setting outside of but close to home. Consequently,…
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