Things to do in Araki-Cho, Japan

2018.03.19
Mozunokura: a hearty lunch for those on the go
Are you a digital nomad looking for a comfortable, spacious place to get some work done? Are you a Yotsuya-area office worker in need of a quick power
2018.03.14
A hidden refuge deep within Araki-Cho
Mi Refugio, which means “my refuge” in English, lives up to its namesake. Once you manage to find this cozy hideaway, deep within the Shinjuku neighbo
2018.03.03
From Araki-Cho to Tocho: Shinjuku’s most famous attractions in one run
In our previous running article, we focused on an eastern route between the Tadaima Japan Shinjuku Ryokan and the Imperial Palace. This time, we hea
2018.03.03
My Experience of Being Dressed by a Kimono Professional
Kimono is probably one of the most famous Japanese words, an emblem of the traditional Japanese culture worldwide. Consequently, it is very understand
2018.02.27
Ipanema: a slice of Rio de Janeiro in Araki-Cho
Whether you are in the mood for a quick coffee break, a light lunch, or a night on the town, Ipanema has something for you. A quaint bar and café loca
2018.02.19
Making okonomiyaki is fun and easy!
A few days ago, I joined the okonomiyaki party at Tadaima Japan Shinjuku Ryokan with my friend David from Belgium. Okonomiyaki is a popular Japanese
2018.02.16
Cruz Burgers, a restaurant where you can enjoy excellent burgers and good imported draft beer
Did you know that one of Tokyo’s best Burger shops is located close to Arakicho? If you want to eat something more familiar or want to have a break fr
2018.02.16
One night at the Tadaima Japan Shinjuku Ryokan
The recently opened Tadaima Japan Shinjuku Ryokan is located right in the center of Tokyo. Not only does it have beautiful tatami rooms, it also has i
2018.02.16
My stay at Tadaima Japan Shinjuku Ryokan
You’ve probably heard about it: Tadaima Japan has opened its own ryokan at the end of last year in the middle of Araki-cho (Shinjuku district, in Toky
2018.02.15
Burg Holic: Take a Burger Break in Araki-Cho
Hamburgers and craft beer aren’t the first things that come to mind when one thinks of Tokyo. However, if you know where to look, Tokyo offers some ex
2018.02.10
Araki-Cho: a runner’s hub for exploring Tokyo
Anthony's other running articles ・Araki-Cho running: Shinjuku's most famous attractions in one run ・From Araki-cho to Tocho: How to jog all the way a
2018.02.10
The Shinjuku Historical Museum: a nicely arranged museum with interesting exhibits of Tokyo’s past
If you’re stuck in Tokyo on a rainy day, how about visiting a museum and learning about the history of Shinjuku? It might sound boring, but Shinjuku c
2018.02.05
Have you ever dreamt to be a sushi chef?
Sushi is probably the most famous Japanese dish in the world. During the last ten years, there has been a boom of Japanese cuisine worldwide, and sush
2018.01.30
Tempura dining ITOI, taste new kinds of tempura and compare sake from around Japan
If you have had tempura before you might feel you know everything you need to know about this dish introduced to Japan by the Portuguese half a millen
2018.01.24
Tonkatsu Suzushin, a restaurant where you can enjoy a great Tonkatsu in a traditional setting and friendly atmosphere
If you have a craving for Western food but feel you should eat Japanese during your trip, “Tonkatsu” とんかつ (literally pork cutlet), the Japanese versio