Monday, May 28, 2018

Tokyo Disneyland celebrates its 35th anniversary with a special parade & more!

  'To all that come to this happy place: Welcome!'- Walt Disney Disneyland, a place on earth that is truly one of a kind. Whether you have ever been to Disneyland or not, there is no...

A day in Sumida Ward; Following in the footsteps of Hokusai

For the typical foreign tourist to Tokyo, a stop at Asakusa’s temples and souvenir shops is a must. Visitors tend to stop by the edge of the Sumida river and take pictures with the...

Snow at its Best: Yunishigawa Kamakura Festival

Toshogu Shrine and Lake Chuzenji are two of the most well-known attractions in Nikko. But do you know that Yunishigawa is also an attraction with historical significance? You don’t have to travel all the...

Another 3hr trip – Shibuya

Shibuya is a well-known bustling entertainment district in Tokyo. For first time visitors, the seemingly chaotic pedestrian scramble in front of the station can be quite daunting. But for locals who are used to...

Tokorozawa city; nature, history and anime!

I was greeted at the revamped Tokorozawa station by our friendly guides for the day. The hospitality was felt immediately after exchanging greetings. We were all presented with a cold bottle of local green...

The History of Yokohama: Perry, Ports, and Progress

Yokohama is a modern day city filled to the brim with originality, a mixture of innovation, and history. Walking along its streets you'll be struck by any number of features that make it unique, from...
wisteria in Ashikaga park

Tokyo day trips: spring flower landscapes

Spring is a season of new beginnings, new life and good weather. The cherry blossoms in Japan don't last long, but they create a wave of excitement that we can ride all the way...

Another 3hr trip – Nightlife in Tokyo

It is the last day of your trip and you have three hours left before departing for the airport. Don’t know what to do with the time ? WAttention did the homework for you....

Hotel Ryumeikan Tokyo: One of Tokyo’s most artistic hotels

Paintings found in hotel rooms and hallways have often been a synonym for tasteless, mass-produced decoration items that fill empty walls; however, in Japan hospitality or omotenashi dictates that the host makes his...

Another 3hr trip – Ikebukuro

  How to Make the Best of 3 Hours in Tokyo It is the last day of your trip and you have three hours left before departing for the airport. Don’t know what to do with...