Araki-Cho

2018.07.19 NEW
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
2018.07.18 NEW
[VIDEO] Exclusive Interview of Chie, the Singing Mangaka
Chie is a 'Nagashi' artist: she wanders the streets of Arakicho and plays her traditional instrument
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
2018.06.29
Come Along our Walking Tour and Eat Like a Local in Arakicho, Shinjuku
What would like to eat for dinner tonight? Japanese Fast Food, sushi, tempura, kushi-yaki, … Yet whe
2018.06.29
Discover our Exclusive Vegetarian Tour in Arakicho, Shinjuku
Vegetarian or not, if you like seasonal products, like healthy food, or just want to try something n
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
2018.06.15
A Bento in the Park: The Perfect Shinjuku Lunch Break
When I worked in the Nishi-shinjuku skyscraper district, I always enjoyed taking lunch breaks with m
2018.06.13
Watch the World Cup live in Shinjuku, Arakicho!
With the World Cup starting on Thursday you may be wondering where to watch live matches - read on
2018.06.11
American Bar & Cafe Mates: A Fusion of Western Culture in Araki-Cho
When you live in Japan for as long as I have, you often find yourself on the prowl for good western
2018.06.07
Experience Czech food, beers and culture in the center of Arakicho
Did you know that I was half Czech? Yes, it’s true! My mother was born in Prague and grew up there.T
2018.06.05
Araki-Cho Running: Sprinting in Shinjuku
According to statistics shared by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, more than 35% of Tokyo is cover
2018.05.31
Let's explore Arakicho, a feudal residence that became a gourmet town
If you are staying at the Tadaima Japan Shinjuku Ryokan, or if you are looking for a new neighbourho