Tokyo Day Trips

Family Fun in Tokyo at Yomiuri Land Amusement Park

Oct 20, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

While the sprawling Disney resort is the most famous amusement park in the Tokyo area it is by no means the only one. Just thirty minutes outside of central Tokyo...[ Click to read more ]

Outdoor Pools Around Tokyo

Jul 23, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

As you are probably by now only too well aware, summer certainly swelters here in Japan. This of course brings a multitude of problems, such as how to deal with...[ Click to read more ]

Celebrate Mountain Day by Hiking Around Tokyo

Jun 30, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

One great thing about living in Japan is the fact that there are so many holidays. Between New Year's Day on January 1st and the Emperor's Birthday on December 23, there...[ Click to read more ]

Enoshima, Kanagawa’s Island Goddess

Mar 28, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

Just 50 km southwest of Tokyo city center there lies an exquisite island of such natural beauty you wouldn't be surprised to find it inhabited by celestial beings. So be not...[ Click to read more ]

Zoos of Tokyo

Feb 15, 2016 By Mark Guthrie

As spring starts to raise its oh-so welcome head, it's time to abandon the confines of the indoors and embrace the glorious outside before that stifling summer heat reclaims the land....[ Click to read more ]