Mother Farm – A Fantastic Family Day Out

Owing to its relative distance from central Tokyo, Mother Farm is a less-known attraction. It is definitely underrated given that the farm has activities for everyone […]


How much money should I bring to Tokyo?

Depending on where you are from, Tokyo can be considered expensive or somewhat cheap. To get an idea of how much your type of holiday […]


The Ultimate Tokyo Itinerary Planning Guide (Zonal Map + Ideal Times)

Planning an itinerary is not easy. Often, you have to consider geographical distance, topological connectivity, and temporal factors at the same time. Add to that […]


Tales from the Tokyo subway

Despite having been living in Tokyo for 5 years, I must admit I spend a deal of time traveling around on my bicycle (many good reasons why). […]


Hilarious Twitter exchange involving Domino’s Pizza Japan and a potential customer

In this day and age, social media can bring about quick marketing wins but also huge PR disasters. Remember Microsoft Bing’s we-will-donate-only-if-you-retweet campaign during the […]


Seeing is believing: Rush hour train rides in Japan

Want to know what being in a train at rush hour feels like in Japan? They say that a picture is worth a thousand words… […]


Japan Just Officially Released (Relaxed) Revisions to Guidelines For Permanent Residency

For those who are aiming to become permanent residents of Japan (not through marriage), the 10-year wait is a long one. Some years ago, the […]


Visiting Japan – Viral Videos From 2016

Here are some of the most stunning videos from 2016 about traveling in Japan.   Beppu City’s SpaAmusement Park Project This video of a spa […]