Things to do in Kanto, Japan

2018.04.24
Vowz Bar: Spirits for the Spirit
Tokyo is famous for its themed restaurants and bars. From ninjas to zombies, this city offers up dining experiences beyond your wildest dreams (or nig
2018.04.17
The Goshuincho: A Necessity for Japan Travel Enthusiasts
When it comes to things that I wish I had known before visiting (and eventually moving to) Japan, the goshuincho, a book used for collecting ink stamp
2018.04.10
Bar Botanical, a cozy vegetarian bar in Arakicho
Being vegetarian or vegan in Japan is not always easy. Cooking vegetarian food or vegan food at home is fine, but going out with friends, especially
2018.04.06
【SPRING】Araki-Cho Running: Sprinting Among the Sakura
The cherry blossoms may have arrived earlier than expected this year, but don’t let that stop you from trying our next running course. In fact, if you
2018.04.05
Nonki, a famous restaurant where you can enjoy non-fatty Japanese beef and also try “Horumonyaki”, a little known Japanese delicacy
“I want to eat Japanese beef. It is tender and tasty, better than any other beef I have every had” I told my friend Shigenobu-san, an Arakicho regular
2018.03.30
Shinjuku Gyoen through the Seasons
One of the best things about staying at the Tadaima Japan Shinjuku Ryokan is its location in Araki-Cho, Shinjuku. Most of Tokyo’s most popular attract
2018.03.28
Araki-Cho running: How to jog all the way around Shinjuku
Anthony's other running articles ・Araki-Cho: a runner's hub for exploring Tokyo ・From Araki-cho to Tocho: Shinjuku's most famous attractions in one r
2018.03.27
Yotsuya Mensho Suzy House, unique lemon tsukemen in an unusual house
For those wanting to try a different take on ramen, look no further than Suzy House, just a few minutes on foot from JR Yotsuya station. They offer in
2018.03.23
Tokyo Fire Museum - Learn about Tokyo's Past through its History of Fighting Fire
The Fire Museum, or “Shobo Hakubutsukan”消防博物館, located on the intersection above the Yotsuya san-chome station, is Japan’s only museum entirely dedica
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