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In Need of Date Ideas? Here Are 5 Romantic Date Spots in Tokyo

It is easy to fall in love when you are in Tokyo. Most people fall for the beautiful city, while others find a special someone to fall in love with. Interestingly, many couples from all over Japan and the world visit this lovely city throughout the year, so here are five romantic spots in Tokyo…

Give Your Date the Lost in Translation Treatment in Tokyo!

Where should you take your date on a Friday night? It’s a question everyone struggles with from time to time, but for those lucky enough to be in Tokyo the folks at the Park Hyatt have created a spot with a great mix of metropolitan sophistication and romantic atmosphere. Whether you’re looking to impress a…

Hitsuzan Park: One of Kochi’s Hidden Gems with a Stunning View

Many people venture to Godaison (五台山) to enjoy a scenic view of Kochi, but there are other beautiful ‘night views’ (yakei) hidden amongst Kochi’s green hills. Hitsuzan Park (筆山公園), not far from Kochi’s downtown, is one such place. Hitsuzan park commons.wikimedia.org/ To the casual passer-by, Hitsuzan looks like little more than a small hill curled…

Got a Date You Need to Plan? 3 Excellent Date Spots in Tokyo

Thanks to the internet, it’s now easier than ever to find a date. Your married friends may be spending Friday nights trawling Ikea or Nitori for a new bookshelf but in one swipe you can find someone willing to share a drink or some food with you. The hard part is now deciding where to…

Osaka Aquarium: A Complete Guide to the Mysteries of the Deep

As one of the largest public aquariums in the world as well as Osaka’s most popular date spot, Osaka Aquarium was even chosen as TripAdvisor’s No. 1 in Asia! With such accolades and so much to see (8 floors and 27 tanks in 16 main exhibits!), Osaka Aquarium is surely the best spot to go…

Going to a Movie Theater in Japan

Have you wanted to see a movie in Japan, but were not sure if you might run into some problems? Maybe the ticketing process is different or the movie will be dubbed in Japanese or the theatre etiquette will be different. Read on to find out what an experience in a Japanese movie theater is…

Have a Break in one of Japanese Coffee Shops!

Cafés are very popular in Japan. More and more Japanese prefer coffee (ko-hi- コーヒー) over tea (ocha お茶) and especially the young generation enjoys meeting, studying or just hanging out in a coffee shop. The American giant coffee shop chain “Starbucks” is particularly trendy among the young generation. But there are also a nice handful…

Top 5 LGBT Events in Tokyo

There are many ways for LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender) to party, meet people, or get into the subculture of LGBT in Tokyo. Since approximately 5% of the country’s population is LGBT, that is a total of about 6 million people, more and more gay-related events are being held. For comparison: Tokyo’s 23 Ward…

The Gay Subculture in Tokyo

If you are gay, you do not need to worry, at least if you live in Tokyo! The famous red light district Shinjuku Nichome will not disappoint you. Soon after World War II, the neighbourhood of the already famous Kabukicho started gathering bars, that focused on gay clientele. Shinjuku Nichome, that’s Area 2 of Shinjuku…