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February 15, 2017

5 Places to See Plum Blossom in Tokyo

Spring is finally here which means it’s flower viewing time. First up: plum blossom.

October 1, 2016

How To Watch A Sumo Morning Training Session

Missed the sumo tournament? Don’t worry, there’s an even better way to experience sumo (and it’s free).

June 21, 2016

A Non-Gamer’s Mission in Akihabara

In search of the mythical pee game

March 27, 2016

24 Hours In Tokyo: A lot can happen in a day

Make every second count with our our 24-hour Tokyo culture tour: eat the world-renowned food, see the landmark sights and do the most iconic experiences. The clock is ticking…

March 24, 2016

The Ultimate List of Tokyo’s Unusual Museums

If you’d like to explore the quirky side of Japan, here are twelve unique Tokyo museums bound to pique your curiosity.

March 24, 2016

Tori-baka Ichidai

Poultry in motion at this upmarket yet foreigner-friendly gourmet yakitori restaurant.

March 15, 2016

Global Game On Video Games Exhibition reaches Tokyo

Over two million visitors worldwide have played at Game On since the exhibition first opened in the UK back in 2002.

March 15, 2016

Rediscovering Tokyo’s Robot Restaurant

The adventure begins at Robot Restaurant’s dazzling lounge, which—with its red, seashell-shaped sofa chairs, gaudy ceiling lights, garish screens and imitation gold across the entire floor—is reminiscent of a themed international hotel and casino.

March 10, 2016

All In A Name: Hanbaga vs Hanbagu

If you are in the mood for a succulent ground beef patty, do you seek a ハンバーガー or ハンバーグ?

February 18, 2016

Otaku For a Day: Things to Do in Akiba and Nakano Broadway

Akihabara and Nakano Broadway are home to futuristic gadgets and some of the latest tech on the market

February 9, 2016

The Cool Insider’s Tokyo Day Trip

What do you do if you have friends/family visiting Tokyo and you want to show them some Japanese “omotenashi” but…

February 8, 2016

Fashion Without the High Price Tag

From high fashion to everyday casual, Tokyo has a store to cater to all budgets.

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