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Tokyo in april | weather & travel tips Spring is one of the most popular times to visit Tokyo, but what is the weather like for Tokyo in April? What should you expect …
Fall in Kawaguchiko

5 things to do in a kawaguchiko day trip from tokyo Taking the Shinkansen from Tokyo Traveling from Tokyo to Kawaguchiko and Mt Fuji is an easy day trip. This article lists five …

Staying at the Park hyatt Tokyo | Is it worth it? Is the Park Hyatt Tokyo worth it? It’s not the cheapest place to stay in Tokyo, but it’s the epitome of Japanese hospitality.  When …
Save the Hotel Okura Tokyo 100%

A Photo Essay of Our Stay at The Hotel Okura Tokyo The Hotel Okura Tokyo is hands down one of my top favorite hotels on this Earth, but the government is tearing down …
The Most Livable City is Tokyo

I read an article recently in The Japan Times about how a British lifestyle magazine, Monocle, has declared Tokyo the most livable city in the world. I am thrilled to hear this because as you …
Where to shop in Kappabashi Kitchen Town

An Insider’s Guide to Kappabashi Kitchen Town in Tokyo Kappabashi is one of the best places in Tokyo to find souvenirs. It’s packed full stores carrying more kitchen supplies than you can ever …
Exploring the Best Kamakura Gardens

With these last few weeks in Japan, I’ve been insanely busy trying to go back to all the places I love. The awful thing about living in a country so far away, is …
Record Shopping in Tokyo

I’m relishing this last month in Japan. No, who am I kidding! I’ve relished the last four years in Japan, but now I’m scrambling to do every-single-thing. 
Nakameguro Cherry Blossom Festival

The Nakameguro Sakura Festival is one of my favorite places to see cherry blossoms in Tokyo. This afternoon we headed to Nakameguro to view one of the best cherry blossom sights in Tokyo …
Amazing Saturday in Tokyo

This past weekend is another perfect example of why Tokyo is my favorite city on Earth. I’m seriously scared about moving back to the States, fearful about becoming perpetually bored. Tokyo has everything …