Wednesday, October 16, 2019

ROBOT RESTAURANT: Kulture Klash: Traditional vs Modern Japan

When you walk around Shinjuku – especially Kabukicho – you’ll see all the stores, restaurants and bars compete for your attention with music, anime characters and lights. This makes it the perfect location for...

Robot Restaurant: A fantastic world where humans and robots coexist

  EXCITED AND DAZZLED FIRST-TIMER: The very first time I visited the Robot Restaurant in Shinjuku, I was completely unprepared and didn’t have a single idea what to expect. The mere name of the restaurant made...

Taishakuten Specialty: Kusa Dango

When Tokyoites think of Shibamata, mugwort dango is among the first things that pop to mind. In the past, local farmers could only afford to make dumplings out of poor quality rice. To improve...

Another 3hr trip – Shinagawa

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...
mount haguro climbing guide

Mount Haguro: Walk the Mountain Path to Enlightenment

Experience the ancient shamanistic practices of Yamabushi spiritual training Yamagata has one of Japan’s most well-known sacred places for mountain worship, the Dewa Sanzan or the “Three Mountains of Dewa”. This ancient shamanistic training practiced...

Another 3hr trip – Shinjuku & Iidabashi

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...

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...

KAWAII KABUKI: A new Hello Kitty performance

In the PUROLAND theme park dedicated to Hello Kitty and other Sanrio characters there is no end to the cute things, and there has been a recent addition. On March 10th 2018 the Kawaii...