Things to do in Kanto, Japan

2018.08.14 NEW
Hanazono Jinja: Find Peace and Prosperity at Shinjuku’s Largest Shrine
One of my favorite pastimes is discovering temples and shrines tucked away within the dense urban la
2018.08.06
The 17th Annual Shinjuku Eisa Festival: Experience the Spirit of Okinawa in Shinjuku
Every year, on the last Saturday of July, the streets of Shinjuku are transformed by the sights, sou
2018.08.03
What to do in Tokyo this week? (August 6th- August 12th)
This week, we have selected for you 4 events to fully experience the traditions of Japan!
2018.07.31
From Tocho to Arakicho: A One-Day Shinjuku Itinerary
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (Tocho, for short) is one of Tokyo’s most iconic landmark
2018.07.27
What to do in Tokyo this week? (July 30 - August 5)
Get excited with sports, eat dumplings to your heart's content, have a little fright and enjoy the J
2018.07.23
3 Free Ways to Get a Bird's-Eye View of Shinjuku and Beyond
Even as a long-term Tokyo resident, gazing across the endless metropolis from a perch high above the
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2018.07.20
4 things to do in Tokyo this week (July 23- July 30)
Are you a morning person or a night owl? Here are a few activities to enjoy at your favorite time of
2018.07.19
Explore Shinjuku Chuo Park and Its Secret History
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Shinjuku Chuo (Central) Park, a lush greenspace surrounded b
2018.07.19
Toriro - the all-you-can-eat karaage place in Arakicho, Shinjuku
“There is a karaage all-you-can-eat lunch spot nearby!?!” Anthony exclaimed disbelievingly after he
2018.07.10
3 Shinjuku Museums to Visit on a Rainy Day
Be it a brief squall or a torrential downpour, bouts of rain are a fact of life when traveling in To
2018.07.05
A sushi restaurant with more than 100 years of history: Sushi Yachiyo
While sushi may be wherever you look in Tokyo, it makes sense to seek out quality at a great price….
2018.07.04
The Akasaka Palace: Tokyo’s Hidden National Treasure
During my early years in Japan, I realized that cycling was an excellent way to explore Tokyo and ge
2018.07.02
Find the Soul of Aomori in the Middle of Tokyo at Ringo no Hana
Aomori is the name of an area and its main city, in the Northern part of the Honshu island. It is n
2018.06.22
What to do in Tokyo this Week? (June 25-July 1st)
Here is our little selection of cool things to do in Tokyo next week!
2018.06.22
Why Nishi-shinjuku Deserves a Spot on Your Tokyo Travel Itinerary
During my second trip to Japan back in 2008, I stayed in Nishi-shinjuku, which served as the hub for