’Eat Your Catch’ at Fishing Restaurant Zauo in Tokyo!

Tokyo is definitely a metropolitan city with restaurants at every corner ranging from Michelin star wonders to small hole-in-the-wall joints that may only specialise in one dish, but do it very well. So, it comes as no surprise that there is a restaurant that serves the freshest seafood in the area. Especially when you’re the…

Come See 40 Types of Arts and Crafts at the 59th Tokyo Traditional Crafts Fair!

One of the many ways to understand the local culture of Tokyo is through its traditional arts and crafts. Every year, several exhibits are held showcasing the craftsmanship of the Japanese and how such traditional arts and crafts have been cultivated over the ages. To promote local economic development and culture, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government…

Looking for the Perfect Owl Cafe? Try Cafe HOHO!

Japan’s newest trend in animal cafes keeps popping up all over Tokyo. What started as a couple cafes a few years ago has now led to dozens of cafes in various neighborhoods. Cafe Hoho in Shinjuku is a fairly new addition to the growing number of animal cafes and is a great chance to drink…

Shinjuku Golden Street: Revisit the Tokyo of Olden Days

A small area connected by narrow alleys, which is seemingly out of place in a contemporary Tokyo, and is a famous hangout area for musicians, artists, writers, academe, actors and even famous celebrities, is the Shinjuku Golden Gai.   japanesesearch.com/ This used to be popular for prostitution before the year 1958 but gradually, it developed…

Olympic Village Plan after 2020 in Japan

A few years later, everyone around the world will be watching the 2020 Summer Olympics in Japan. This is more popularly known as Tokyo 2020. View this post on Instagram A post shared by 闖貨-代購 (@trunk_hop) on Jul 13, 2019 at 5:00am PDT This event has been planned to be held from July 24-August 9,…

Robot Restaurant – Tokyo’s Answer to Le Crazy Horse Cabaret?

The Crazy Horse house of cabaret in Paris has a world renowned reputation for burlesque shows and entertainment. And Japan, not wanting to miss out on the fun as always, presents its very own crazy Robot Restaurant! It trips you through a quirky, vacuously surreal experience where robots and cosplay girls rule the world. It’s…

Shinjuku Gyoen: amazing green escape!

Tokyo is known to be one of the most crowded cities in the world, however, it is also known for its huge and beautiful parks and gardens, just in the middle of the city. While visiting great shopping places within Tokyo huge skyscrapers and buildings, you can easily take a break from the noise and…

Shin-Okubo: The Korean Town of Tokyo, Japan

If you are looking for anything Korean from food, to cosmetics, to souvenirs, to anything related to K-pop or your favorite Korean idols, head to Shin-Okubo! It is located north of Shinjuku with Shin-Okubo station on the Yamanote line as the best access to the area. After exiting the station head to the right and…

In the Surreal World of Final Fantasy Cafe, Tokyo!

If, like me, you are a fan of Japanese video games, I’m sure you’ll have played at leafs one iteration of the Final Fantasy series of games from Square Enix. And, if you enjoyed them as much as I did, you probably wished you could visit some of the places in these games as well…Just…