Naomi Osaka & Typhoon Jebi : This Week in Japan
1. 20 year old Naomi Osaka defeats Serena Williams in US Grand Slam In recent news about 20-year old tennis champion Naomi Osaka beating American all-star Serena Williams spread internationally like wildfire. In one of the most intense finals of the US Open,
Sailor Moon Themed Yukatas: This Week in Japan
Sailor Moon Themed Yukatas In the name of the moon, I’ll punish you… for looking devilishly stunning in these Sailor Moon themed Yukatas! Kimono-maker Kyoto Marubeni is coming in to save us from the heat this summer by releasing the most beautiful Sailor
A glimpse of Japan's festivals - all in the one spot!
There are many brilliant reasons to pay Japan a visit - the amazing festival culture here being one of them. What do you do though if a particular festival you want to check out isn't on at the time of year you're visiting? Or maybe you can't get to every regi
Trip to Tokyo – A First Timer’s Plans and Expectations – Day 8
Hello there, fellow traveller! Only two more days to go. This is the time to revisit those spots where you left with unfinished business. A bit of backtracking, so to speak. For us it’s another freaking shopping day. Since I wanted to buy some cute Japanese ou
Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner at Harajuku!
Harajuku needs very little introduction; it's one of the most visited districts in Tokyo, and offers up a wide variety of fashion and food. In this article, we'll be focusing more on the food. Of course, these are all food places I've tried myself and enjoyed,
Lattes in all colors of the rainbow - naturally - at this Tokyo Coffee Shop!
If you're like me, you like finding the cute, quirky coffee shops a city has to offer when you're out and about exploring. Well, Tokyo has a unique little coffee shop that has lattes in all colors of the rainbow - but you might be a little surprised as to how
Shitamachi: A Face of Tokyo You’ve Never Seen Before
We all know Tokyo as this dazzling nightlife metropolis, where skyscrapers and neon lights take over over the cityscape as soon as the sun goes down. However, there is this little area of Tokyo that is unlike any of those things – an area that brings us back t
Secretly Hidden Shrine Called: Hanabusa Shrine
Secret of The hidden Shrine: Akihabara Busy streets in akihabara via credit tokyobling.png 433.43 KBWhether you are visiting Japan/Living in Japan. Have you really seen it all? know all the unique and rare places to visit. Visit a rare and least explored pl
Winter wonderland at Tokyo Disney Resort!
What better way to enjoy this holiday season than to visit the happiest place on earth! Disneyland Tokyo and DisneySea both have special winter events lined up, starting from November 2017 extending all the way to March 2018. The parks will showcase special ne
d47 Museum Shibuya: Problem to Product Gift Exhibition
Japan is split in 47 prefectures and for sure every prefecture has its own problems. It is always a difficult way to find solutions, but if there is one they often result in something great. At the current exhibition at d47 Museum in Shibuya, you can find 47 p
Get your skates on - 5 seasonal ice skating rinks in Tokyo and Yokohama
There are certain wintertime activities that just feel festive - one of which has to be ice skating. I think about my favorite Christmas movies, like Elf - and there's almost always an ice skating scene in them. Even though Japan may not celebrate Christmas in
Hurry for Curry! Top 3 places to easily find curry in Tokyo.
Japanese curry in itself is one-of-a-kind. There are various ways to make it, not to mention a whole bunch of different toppings to match. While there are a bunch of curry places out here in Tokyo, I’ll be listing the top 3 places that are easy to find but won
Tranquil Tokyo: Your Guide to Finding Zen in one of the world's busiest cities
When you’re lost in the hustle and bustle of the big cities of Japan, it can be easy to forget that Japanese culture is deeply rooted in the principles of simplicity, enlightenment, and oneness with nature. Hardly seems that way when gazing upon Tokyo Skytree
Ameyoko-loco: What to See, Eat, and Buy at One of Tokyo's Most Populous Markets
With Tokyo in ruins at the end of the second world war, Ueno Station became a gathering point for those who had no other place to go. The station was a terminus for many train lines heading north. Returning soldier, laborers, vegetable peddlers and others pass