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 […]


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 […]


Useful Terms and Phrases to Survive a Trip to the Izakaya

For those who are a little more familiar with Japan, you are probably aware of the existence of izakayas. An izakaya (居酒屋) is kind of a […]


[Snippet] McDonald’s Japan Needs Help With New Tonkatsu McBurger

Apparently, McDonald’s Japan is seeking for developers of a new sauce for the Tonkatsu McBurger. Winners stand a chance to appear on a television commercial:


5 Things You Can Do With A 500 Yen Coin in Tokyo

The 500 yen coin used in Japan is one of the world’s largest coin denominations in terms of monetary value (its rival being the Swiss […]


Go! Go! Curry

Go! Go! Curry (or Kare) is an awesome place to dine at if you are (i) hungry, (ii) adventurous and (iii) have a small budget. […]

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All About Hakone

Hakone is an extremely popular destination for both tourists and Tokyoites. Part of the reason is the stark contrast it offers to the concrete jungle […]


E No Aru Machi (絵のある街)

This yakiniku (barbecued meat) shop located in the colourful district of Ueno is one of our all-time favourites. We chanced upon this restaurant several years […]