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Ginza Shopping District With its neon lights, towering department stores, and nightclubs, the Ginza Shopping District is a chic, cosmopolitan adventure. You can catch a live Kabuki show, check ...
Eating out in Tokyo is affordable if you follow a few basic budget tips and if you know where to look for your next meal. The great thing about Japanese
cuisine is that cheap does not ...
Written by Emma, Australia, March 2012
A traditional tea ceremony is a relaxing, meditative and uniquely Japanese experience. If you are thinking of attending a tea ceremony in Tokyo , it is helpful to understand some of the history ...
Written by Emma, Australia, February 2012
Timing is everything if you want to experience Japanese cherry trees in
full-bloom. The graceful, pink blossoms only flower for a short time and
normally fall to the ground about a week after ...
If you think the idea of riding a bike in Tokyo
is a little, well, insane, then we have to tell you that you couldn’t
be more wrong. Biking is in fact an ideal way to get around Tokyo! ...
Written by Emma, Australia, December 2012
has a reputation as being an expensive city but the reality is you can
have a really great time and see the majority of the city’s major
attractions without spending too much. Let us show ...
All movie lovers will be familiar with Sofia Coppola’s movie ‘Lost in Translation.’ Set in Tokyo ,
the film’s main characters, played by Bill Murray and Scarlett
Johansson, strike up a ...
Written by Emma, Australia, April 2012
Late March and early April are the best times to view cherry blossoms (Sakura) in Japan . While cherry blossoms can be seen all over Japan (including in Tokyo ), Kyoto , with its ancient ...
The Tokyo Game Show
is one of the world’s biggest video game exhibitions. A highlight on
every avid gamer and developers calendar, the show offers the chance for
technology giants such as Sony, ...
One of the world’s top motor shows takes place for the first time in Odaiba in December 2011. Previously held at Makuhari Messe, a commercial district just outside central Tokyo , this will be the ...
Written by Emma, Australia, September 2012
Sumo is a Japanese style of wrestling that can trace its roots back to ancient Japan
and the Shinto religion. Although you are unlikely to see a sumo
wrestler outside of his training school – ...
Built on the grounds of a former Edo Castle in central Tokyo , the Imperial Palace is the official residence of Japan ’s Imperial Family. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from ...
Written by Emma, Australia, May 2012
Kabuki is a traditional form of theater that originated in the Edo
Period (1603–1867) – a relatively peaceful time in which popular culture
flourished. Unlike the older and more refined Japanese ...
If you’ve always wanted to try karaoke but are too shy to stand up in front of a crowd then Tokyo
is the place to kick start your karaoke habit. I say habit because
karaoke is highly addictive. ...
Spring and autumn are the most popular seasons to visit Japan
and to see the country’s natural beauty at its best. Spring is of
course cherry blossom season while autumn brings Kōyō (red ...
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