In Roppongi this July you’ll find a mixture of stay-at-home experiences, new openings and re-openings as well as small-scale events. From a comic book art exhibition in Roppongi Hills to an exploration…

While we may not be attending Ebisu’s Bon Odori Festival (yet to be confirmed), there are still other things to get excited about. The Tokyo Toilet project that gave us the transparent toilets near Yoyogi…

There’s plenty happening in Shinjuku this month with Shinjuku Gyoen reopening and exhibitions resuming following delayed schedules. We also found one of the sweetest buffets in Tokyo as well as an array of seasonal desserts and…

Among the new additions to the Tokyo Station area this month are boutique French restaurants, a reinvention of the classic highball, summer festivals, summer sweets and a home-theater hotel staycation. Check out…

Ueno is known for its old-school charm, but that doesn’t mean new places aren’t always popping up. Brave the hot summer weather and you can find lots of new restaurants, an Isamu Noguchi Sculpture…

Yokohama and Germany are not complete strangers. After Japan opened its borders during the Meiji Period (1868-1912), Yokohama became the gateway to the country for travelers from all over the world, including…

One of the most popular neighborhoods outside the central 23 wards of Tokyo, Kichijoji is most well-known for the delightful Inokashira Park and its grid of drinking alleys called Harmonica Yokocho. The latter is a…

June is set to be a calm and relaxing month with delicious food and philosophical art exhibitions as well as some some shisha. Many events are carrying on from last month, including Virtual Shibuya…

Thanks mostly to the IT boom of the early 2000s, Tokyo has seen an increase in the number of Indian workers and their families now calling the city home. More than 3,000…

Just because the once-famous tuna auction moved out of Tsukiji in 2018 doesn’t mean travelers shouldn’t miss out on this area well worth a wander. With a combination of local shops, cultural landmarks…

As the vast area of Japan starts to bedazzle in pink of spring blossoms, you can finally bid farewell to winter and welcome the arrival of spring. Like it was during Kamakura’s golden…

In recent years, we have been witnessing Tokyo transform into an increasing macroscale metropolis where shopping mall complexes have become the new structural landmarks.  Decades ago the American-influenced concept of a shopping…