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Portrait of a Maiko geisha in Gion Kyoto

Top 30 Unique Things to Do in Kyoto in 2019

Kyoto is on the go-to list of most people who visit Japan. Often dubbed as “the most beautiful city in Japan” and home to hundreds of historical sites, the former capital of Japan is the favourite of many and visited by millions of people every year. Kyoto is known as the best place to see traditional temples,…

Experience the Japanese Elementary School at the Rokunen Yonkumi Izakaya in Tokyo and Osaka!

Have you ever wondered how it would feel like to go to a Japanese Elementary School? While a full-grown foreign adult may not know the experience, wearing a yellow cap on your head and a randoseru (backpack) on your back were the main points that we’ve always seen. View this post on Instagram 先日は友達の誕生日祝いしてきました⊂( *・ω・…

50 Things to Do in Kichijoji, Tokyo’s Hip and Arty Neighbourhood, in 2019

Kichijoji is located in the west of Tokyo and is viewed as one of the trendiest parts of the capital. Most famed for its expansive Inokashira Park, the town is also an artist’s wonderland with unique arts and crafts available on every street corner. Much quieter than central Tokyo, Kichijoji is just one 15-minute train…

This Teahouse in Kyoto Serves Hello Kitty-Themed Japanese Food and Tea!

If you’re a huge fan of Sanrio’s Hello Kitty and Japanese tea, you’ll be glad to know that you can now enjoy both of them together at a special teahouse in Kyoto. Japanese Tea House Hello Kitty Saryo allows customers to enjoy Hello Kitty-themed food and tea in one place. They have an incredible food…

Enter the World of Picture Books at This Tiny Adorable Cafe in Kichijoji, Tokyo

There are many cute cafes in Japan but rarely do you see one that looks exactly like those in picture books. In Tokyo, there is one outstanding cafe that takes every customer into a surreal world of children’s books. Every corner of this place was carefully designed to make it look like a fantasy world…

You’ll Never Miss Halloween at This Spooky Ghost-Themed Bar in Tokyo!

Halloween may be over but not for this izakaya (Japanese pub) in Tokyo called “Yurei” which celebrates the event all throughout the year. The bar is quite amusing with all its spooky decorations and eerie chant music. It is full of creepy elements, from bloody dishes to ghostly servers. They also have a lot of…

Do You Know Peter Rabbit? Check Out His Own Themed Garden Cafe in Tokyo!

When you travel around Japan and look closely at some Japanese items, you’ll see the affection that the Japanese people have for Beatrix Potter. Beatrix was a British writer who wrote the ever-popular story of Peter Rabbit, one of the adored bunnies in the country. Did you know that there is a Peter Rabbit Garden…

Dine and Drink While Playing Video Games at the CAPCOM BAR in Shinjuku

There are a lot of unique bars in Shinjuku, one of which is CAPCOM BAR, a genuine entertainment bar located on the first floor of Pasela Resorts. What’s great about this place is that it allows you to play the latest video games for free. You can also purchase the games if you want to.…

5 Restaurants for an Off-The-Beaten-Path Dining Experience in Tokyo

From forgetful waiters to recreating the Japanese elementary lunch experience, Tokyo has never been accused of dull dining choices. While food enthusiasts point to Japan as a world leader in experiential dining, travelers are beginning to demand more than simply showing up for a meal. Via creative resources and concepts, inventive restaurateurs and cafe owners…