Not so long ago I took you on a foodie’s tour of Japan’s three major Chinatowns—and after all that delicious food it is time for a new cross-cultural experience right here in Japan. We are[…]
Asakusa, one of the most popular tourist areas in Tokyo, boasts many kinds of small shops and stands that offer small snacks and sweets throughout the area. Visiting sights there will surely be better if[…]
Plum blossom season is here, so what better time to share one of our favorite spots to see some pink-petaled beauties. And that spot is Ikegami Plum Garden in Tokyo’s Ota Ward—home to over 370[…]
Of the numerous cute Japanese souvenirs for cat enthusiasts, there would be nothing more memorable than a self-made maneki-neko, or lucky cat. Café Nekoemon in one of northern Tokyo’s traditional districts, Yanaka, offers the opportunity[…]
For most foodies, a trip to Japan includes a long list of dishes to try out but Kitchen Town is the mecca for budding chefs and home cooks!
Retreating into the mountains, surrounded by nature, and solely devoting yourself to meditation and self-reflection. Sounds like a dream?
It is that time of the year where gamers “Press start” for the ultimate gaming event in Japan!
This might sound like a very strange question, but have you ever fished right between all the skyscrapers and business districts?
With a unique technique called “vintage sold by weight” from Paris you can get amazing value on brand clothing and accessories by shopping at a Kilo Shops.
Some time ago I wrote an article on Japan’s natural arts featuring amongst others the art of bonsai.