As the temperature starts to dip around Kamakura, we finally start to witness the city’s autumn colors, from yellow ginkgo leaves to vibrant red maple ones. As it is December though, many…

Christmas may not be a public holiday in Japan, but the country more than makes up for it by dedicating the entire month of December to it. The last month of the…

As we head into November, our surroundings burst with the gradients of fall. Blessed with magnificent nature, the area of Chiba looks wonderful during this special season offering many things to see and…

Time to slap on a kairo (heat pack), bundle up and eat your way around Shibuya. There’s an overflow of piping-hot dishes to warm you up, from classic yakiniku to USDA graded…

November is the first full month in a while without a state of emergency in Tokyo. While there still are some restrictions, Shimokitazawa is mostly open for business and back to normal.…

The area of Kamakura and Shonan finally starts to dazzle with autumn colors in November. This month, many of the area’s historical sites, shops and restaurants celebrate this special occasion in style,…

The ever-changing area along the former Odakyu line tracks has changed yet again with the addition of an innovative hotel as well as some new restaurants in Shimokita’s latest shopping complex, Shimokitazawa…

September might be fried egg time in Japan, but during the first double-digit month of the year, things go from savory to sweet pretty quickly. Since October is the month of Halloween,…

As vivid gradients of summer gradually start to resemble quieter shades, everyone can agree that autumn is finally settling in. The leaves have not changed to red and yellow yet, but there…

Kichijoji is almost always full of new and exciting places and experiences and this month is no exception. You can still find a bunch of new places to check out. Try some…

The Olympics have already come and gone as the peak of summer starts to give way to the beginnings of autumn. It has been a somewhat muted August as we move into…

Roppongi has made a name for itself when it comes to art offerings. Even though the Roppongi Art Night was sadly postponed, there are still exciting exhibitions in the area. September is…