What to do in Akihabara, Tokyo
If you're in Tokyo, you have to visit Akihabara! It's a crazy neighbourhood full of anime, gaming, electronics and maid cafes. Visit City Cookie for more Japan travel tips.
The Best Kyoto Food You Need to Try
The Best Kyoto Food You Need to Try - Wondering what to eat in Kyoto? Check out our complete list of Japanese dishes you should try during your Kyoto trip. Plus bonus restaurant recommendations in Kyoto. #japan #kyoto #food
Best 100 Yen Shops in Tokyo (with Hauls!) — Those Who Wandr
Shopping in Tokyo, Japan is next level. From multi-level departments stores to tiny specialized shops that only sell chopsticks, Tokyo has it all. It can be overwhelming, but there is one retail concept you have to check out while in Tokyo: 100 yen shops aka hyaku-en (¥100) shops.&am
JLPT: Unusual Study Tips and Resources to Avoid Burnout | Hitoritabi
JLPT: study tips and resources to help you prepare for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test, without ending up with burnout.
For the Best Food in Tokyo, Go Underground
Tokyo is known as a food-crazed city, maybe even the most food-crazed on earth—but you have to go underground to find the really good stuff. At your average depachika (department store basement food hall), there are more than 30,000 items for sale. These stores function like bustling food cathedrals where you can find everything from sushi-grade hamachi to $150 muskmelons, and endless free samples. At Takashimaya Times Square, there are more than 70 kinds of salt, a vinegar sommelier, and…
10 Sensational Stops for Japanese Food in Shinjuku, Tokyo
If you're visiting Tokyo for business or pleasure, there's a good chance you'll be staying in the Shinjuku area. Arrive at night, and you'll feel like an alien (or perhaps a replicant?) amidst all the neon in the Blade Runner-like atmosphere. And while amazing Japanese food surrounds you, that alien feeling may challenge you in navigating the streets (addresses are difficult in Japan), not to mention the menus, and perhaps even the basic how-tos of ordering and etiquette. Read on for a list…
Where to Shop in Tokyo — Those Who Wandr
From department stores that span multiple levels to itty bitty independently run shops, Tokyo has it all . We've summarized the types of stores you'll find in Tokyo as well as specific ones you shouldn't miss out on in this Tokyo shopping guide. Happy shopping!
8 Things to Do in Asakusa, Tokyo | Asakusa Guide & Map — Those Who Wandr
Asakusa is an old-fashioned district in Tokyo, Japan and home to Tokyo's oldest temple, making it a popular tourist area. With plenty of things to do , you could easily spend a whole day exploring Asakusa and its surrounding areas. Map included!
20 Things to Do in Harajuku, Tokyo | A Visual Guide to Harajuku (Map Included) — Those Who Wandr
Harajuku is a popular shopping neighborhood in Tokyo and also known as the hub for Japanese pop culture. We highly recommend checking out this unique neighborhood in central Tokyo. These are our top 20 things to do in Harajuku, with a map included!
10 Reasons Why I Love Osaka - Konnichiwa Japan
When you are planning your trip to Japan I recommend making Osaka the first stop. This wonderful Kansai city is full of history, food and fun!
5 Things You Must Eat When Visiting Harajuku Tokyo - Life In Wanderlust
If you’re a frequent reader of this blog, you know I was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. If not, hello and yes, I was lived in Tokyo until I was 18! I grew up…
Tokyo Without Tourists: 5 Places Where It’s Just You & The Locals - girl tweets world
From the last remaining tram line to the 'old ladies Harajuku' - discover the corners of Tokyo where you may be the only tourist among locals.
The Ultimate Tokyo Itinerary - For Big Kids! - Travel-Ling
You haven’t truly experienced the exuberance of Tokyo until you fight a sumo, watch robots dance, make your own udon noodles and go-kart through the streets dressed as Mario…. Tokyo is seriously a big kid’s playground, and if you want to experience the fun side of Tokyo check out our ULTIMATE Tokyo itinerary below.