Lost and Found at Narita Int’l Airport

I took an overnight trip to Shikoku recently and the unthinkable happened... I lost my cellphone in the airport. So how do you find lost or missing items in such a huge place like Narita Int'l...

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Visit a Hot Spring Spa in Tokyo

Visiting hot springs is truly a uniquely Japanese experience and most bathhouses hot springs stay open for long hours, allowing the bathers to immerse themselves in healthy waters and relax. People...

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New Year in Tokyo

New Year's Holiday is by far the most important holiday of Japan. Traditionally people go back to their family home and spend holiday season as a family. In Tokyo many people went back home for the...

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Hachiko statue

One of the most famous meeting points in Shibuya is the Hachiko statue. Everyday hundreds or thousands of people walk past it, stand in front of it, snap a picture or chatting around with friends....

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The Craziest Themed Restaurants in Japan

Japan is a country of creativity, expressed within a wide spectrum of forms. Themed Restaurants are one of the highlights in Tokyo. Not only do you get to enjoy delectable Japanese cuisines, you will...

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Perfect Guide to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building Observatories

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building Observatories Enjoy a 360 degree panoramic view of Tokyo from the Observatories! The view from each tower differs slightly: On the Northeast side you will...

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Dive into the Ghibli Museum

There is a new version of this blog with updated information. Please view it here: Dive into the Ghibli Museum - Planetyze. Hayao Miyazaki, arguably the most famous Japanese Animation director, is...

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Kamakura Buddha (Daibutsu)

About Kamakura Kamakura is a popular tourist spot not just for foreigners, but also local Japanese, both young and old. The reason is simple: it offers a wide spectrum of attractions, from...

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How To Spend a Cold Day in Tokyo

When you have to deal with not so desirable weather on vacation, what do you do? Below is a list things to do on cold winter day in Tokyo, it's categorized into entertainment, shopping, and...

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Japan Lends a Hand to the Philippines

Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) swept across the Philippines on 8th November 2013, displacing literally millions of people, destroying countless houses and causing an unimaginable amount of destruction to...

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