Things to do in Tokyo, Japan

2019.06.14 NEW
Three Tokyo Ramen Restaurants Featured in Michelin Guides
If you are interested in Michelin restaurants and the Japanese dish of ramen, you’ve no doubt heard of Tsuta and <u>Konjiki Hototogisu</u>
2019.06.14 NEW
Travel through Time at the Minato City Local History Museum
Tokyo is a city of cities, officially divided up into 23 wards. Each ward has its own unique character and history, however Minato Ward (also known as
2019.06.10
The Joys and Challenges of Japanese Traditional Painting: an Interview with Allan West
You may have seen his elegant kimono-clad figure on television, in newspapers, or in your Tokyo guidebook. After almost 40 years of career in Japan, A
2019.06.07
Okaka Shabu Shabu in Shinjuku: the Taste is All About the “Dashi”
If you’ve had shabu shabu in Japan before and are interested in trying a sophisticated take on this dish, Okaka might be the right place for you. Enjo
2019.05.31
Toyota Mega Web: A Celebration of All Things Automotive
This year marks the 20th anniversary of Mega Web, a free theme park in Tokyo dedicated to all things Toyota. Mega Web is more fascinating than ever be
2019.05.24
Through the Ages: The Greenhouse of Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
If you are planning an extended trip to Tokyo, chances are that at least one of your days will be rained out. Don’t let that stop you from emerging fr
2019.05.17
Does teamLab Borderless Deserve a Spot on Your Tokyo Travel Itinerary?
With countless articles and videos covering the world-famous teamLab Borderless digital art museum, I was hesitant to add yet another write-up to the
2019.04.26
Tokyo’s Top Co-Working Spaces for Freelancers, Digital Nomads, and Entrepreneurs
Anyone doing business on the go in Tokyo can relate to the following experience. You’ve got some downtime between appointments and need a calm, quiet
2019.04.12
Hanami Highlights: A Photo Journey along the Meguro River
Over 800 cherry trees parallel the lantern-lined walkways on either side of the Meguro River. This beautiful spring spectacle, coupled with trendy riv
2019.04.05
Japan in 2020: What to Expect from the Olympics and More
Ever since I started producing content related to Japan’s booming tourism industry, I have consistently encountered one question: What will Tokyo be l
2019.03.29
Asakusa Nakamise: A Quick Guide to One of Tokyo’s Most Historic Locations
With its rich history, limitless food options, and some of the best souvenirs in town, it should come as no surprise that Asakusa Nakamise is one of t
2019.03.22
The Taito-Ku Shitamachi Museum: Reliving the History of Ueno
The Ueno district of Tokyo is often overlooked despite being home to several major attractions including a vast park, an array of amazing museums, and
2019.03.18
Sensoji Temple and the Asakusa Nakamise Shopping Street by Night
Why visit Sensoji and its shopping street at night? It may seem counterintuitive but you’ll be surprised how different the area looks once darkness fa
2019.03.15
The World Trade Center Observatory: A Tokyo Time Capsule
It's amazing how much of Tokyo's history can be told through the city's skyscrapers. The World Trade Center Building (WTCB), a copper-colored, perfect
2019.03.08
Sushi in Shinjuku: A Guide to the Kagurazaka Sushi Academy
Deep within the historic Kagurazaka district of Shinjuku lies one of the best sushi deals that a Tokyo traveler can find. Don't let the name fool you—