Udon Noodle Making and Calligraphy Experience: Dive into Japanese Culture!
When you think of Japan, you likely imagine a world of rich culture and flavorful cuisine. If you’re looking for an engaging way to experience both, we’ve got the perfect activity for you! Dive into the world of Japanese culture … Read more
A sumptuous pork cutlet lunch at the famous tonkatsu restaurant “Kanda Ponchi-ken”!
Thick, juicy, and crispy battered Japanese pork cutlet, “tonkatsu.” For the ultimate tonkatsu dining experience in Tokyo, be sure to visit Kanda Ponchi-ken in Tokyo’s Kanda-Ogawamachi area. The restaurant has been repeatedly voted as a “Bib Gourmand” by the Michelin … Read more
Uncovering Treasures at Tokyo’s Oedo Antique Market
Calling all vintage and antique lovers! If you’re looking for a unique shopping experience, don’t miss the Oedo Antique Market, held twice a month at the stunning Tokyo International Forum. This open-air market is one of the largest in Japan … Read more
A visit to Tokyo Station’s ramen noodle paradise! “Tokyo Ramen Street”
A great selection of Tokyo’s famous ramen noodle soup restaurants, that’s “Tokyo Ramen Street” in the underground shopping area “Tokyo Station First Avenue” at the Yaesu Exit side of Tokyo Station. Different types of special broth and ramen noodles as … Read more
New Year in Japan: How to do “hatsumode”, the first visit to a shrine
The way Japan celebrates New Year in very unique. New Year in Japan is very quiet, with many family-centered events with an atmosphere similar to Christmas. At the beginning of every new year, many people visit shrines and temples for … Read more
3 things you should do when visiting “Tokyo Christmas Market 2022”
“Tokyo Christmas Market 2022” has come to Hibiya Park again! Wooden stalls selling beautiful Christmas ornaments and cute gifts, mulled wine, German beer, and grilled sausage are lined up around the decorated venue. They will get you in the holiday … Read more
Healthy lunch and afternoon tea at the reborn “Kudan Kaikan Terrace”!
This fall, the retro-modern facility “Kudan Kaikan Terrace” reopened its doors. With touristic highlights in the surrounding area, such as the Nippon Budokan, the National Museum of Modern Art (MOMAT), the famous cherry blossom viewing spot Chidori-ga-fuchi green road, and … Read more
Autumn leaves season: Best spots for fall foliage in central Tokyo
Even in the center of Tokyo, there are many autumn leaves spots where you can experience the beauty of the Japanese fall. In this article, I’ll share my favorite spots for fall foliage and ideas for activities in the surrounding … Read more
How this year’s Marunouchi winter lights are an “ART WALK”, too!
The elegant champagne gold winter lights around Marunouchi Naka-Dori Street are a Tokyo winter tradition. Celebrating its 21st year, “Marunouchi Illumination 2022” has started on November 10th! A special way to enjoy the beautiful sight is by walking through the … Read more