Top 50 locations in Tokyo for sightseeing, shopping, food, restaurants, parks, nature, arts, theater, entertainment, bars, nightlife and museums. Recommended by local Japanese living in Tokyo.
A primer in the basics of travelling to and within Japan's capital and largest city, Tokyo.
Japan is a cash-based society and thus anyone looking to travel or live in the country should familiarize themselves with the Japanese currency, the Yen. This hub offers pictures, descriptions, and tips in regards to...
Like many other cultures, honoring the dead is taken seriously in Japan. However, unlike many other cultures a visitor is expected to do this by a ritual that consists of tasks done in special order.
Visiting Japan is a magical experience that will change your life. Living here can be just as wonderful but it has its own surprises.
A fairly comprehensive guide that teaches you the manners and customs of being a guest in someone's house in Japan.
The timeless kimono is Japan's oldest and most uniquely Japanese style of clothing. I discuss the parts of the kimono, things usually worn with it, and other forms of traditional Japanese dress.
Shinkansen is what the Japanese call their bullet trains. Japan was the first country to develope bullet trains and they have now become a symbol of post war Japan. The Shinkansen runs up and down the length of the...
Fascinating contradictions make for a fascinating country. Modern Japanese civilization is quite the eye opener for those of us who think we've seen it all.
Tokyo is not only one of the three greatest command centres of our modern world's economy, it is also where the old meets the new in perfect harmony. Culture, history and modernity - Tokyo has it.