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Hot Video of the ageHa Summer 2016 Carnival in Tokyo

A peek into the ageHa Summer Carnival in Tokyo via a video contributed by a fellow Tokyoite.

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5 Interesting Places to Pick Up a Book in Japan

In the words of Jorge Luis Borges, “I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library”. Here are some places in Japan […]

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Layout and accessibility of train and subway stations in Tokyo

The rail transportation system of Tokyo is often said to be very convenient and efficient. This is certainly accurate most of the time. However, sometimes, […]

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[Deals] 50% discount for Official Hotels of Disney Resort Japan!

Chanced upon a deal on Jalan.net which features up to 50% off hotel booking prices at Official Hotels, Partner Hotels and “Good Neighbour” Hotels of Disney Resort (Japan) for the […]

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Saving on Taxi Fares in Tokyo

It is not a secret that taxis in Japan go by relatively expensive metered rates. While the flag-down fee varies from prefecture to prefecture, the subsequent […]

Snapshot: Mochitsuki (mochi-making) Festival

Mochi is a delicacy in Japan made from glutinous rice and its popularity goes beyond the shores of Japan as countries like Taiwan and Singapore also […]

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Popular day trips from Tokyo in a nutshell

Check out this “cheat sheet” for determining where to go for a day trip from Tokyo! Click to enlarge the image. Photo credits: Kawagoe: http://www.goldenjipangu.com/ […]

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8 Reasons To Visit the Nezu Shrine in Tokyo

1. It has a long history While the current shrine grounds has “only” been around since the mid-1600s (it was previously located in nearby Sendagi), its […]