A night of laughs with Tokyo’s only bilingual comedy group.
By Cynthia Popper on November 21, 2014
Under the busy streets of Shibuya, is an oasis of peace, quiet and free wifi.
By Cynthia Popper on October 3, 2014
Nezu Shrine is just one of many historical spots which goes to show that if you live in Tokyo, you don’t have to go far to take in gorgeous nature, history, and culture of Japan.
By Cynthia Popper on August 3, 2014
When it comes to female health care in Japan, it pays to do your research. Find an office you feel comfortable communicating with and that respects your wishes and concerns as a patient.
By Cynthia Popper on July 26, 2014
Volunteering with HandsOn Tokyo is a fun, easy, and a great way to give back to Tokyo in a direct and meaningful way.
By Cynthia Popper on July 23, 2014
Yanaka Coffee is quiet, non-smoking, and anti-cell phone. A perfect nook for reading, drawing and writing.
By Cynthia Popper on July 17, 2014
Summer in Japan means hot, sweaty, sticky hell! Time to bust out the most summery of garments, the yukata.
By Cynthia Popper on July 2, 2014
If you want to try a local, non-chain, true tea experience Mohini’s is a must-try. A lovely reprieve from the tall-chai-latte.
By Cynthia Popper on June 9, 2014
What advice does she have for aspiring entrepreneurs seeking to take the plunge? “Don’t quit your day job. Start small and test what sells.”
By Cynthia Popper on May 18, 2014
The amount of food that is thrown away in Japan is virtually equivalent to the total amount of food aid distributed world-wide. Find out what you can do to help redirect this food to those who need it.
By Cynthia Popper on May 2, 2014
The legacy of bonsai has real historical underpinnings to Japanese culture, and the once flourishing practice of bonsai making has dwindled down to a very small, but incredibly impressive collection of artisians.
By Cynthia Popper on April 14, 2014
Satisfying, cheap and delicious – onigiri is the staple of Tokyoites on the go. Cynthia breaks down the kanji for a few of her favourite onigiri.
By Cynthia Popper on April 10, 2014
GP Contributor Cynthia Popper gets down and dirty with a fun pottery class in Minato-ku.