Tokyo Metropolis

Things to do in Tokyo during Rainy Season

May 26, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

We’ve braved yet another cold winter, sat out under the pink trees during hanami season, and seen it warm up steadily with our minds starting to look towards the barbecues,...[ Click to read more ]

Second Harvest Japan: Food for all People

May 19, 2020 By Admin

In Japan there are up to 8 million tons of food loss in Japan every year, while one in six lives below the poverty line. As the only registered food...[ Click to read more ]

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Staying entertained while #stayinghome in Tokyo

Apr 30, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

Every 2 or 3 months in this space, I write a piece introducing a community in Greater Tokyo and encourage readers to take a trip to check it out themselves....[ Click to read more ]

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Hiking Around Tokyo

Apr 30, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Tokyo is a metropolis, but you do not have to go that far from downtown to find mountains. Of course the most famous is Mt. Fuji (which you can read...[ Click to read more ]

The Best Burgers in Tokyo

Apr 30, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

This list is not exhaustive; the sheer size and amount of places opening, closing, and existing in Greater Tokyo demands an army of greasy, cheesy, burger-loving writers to file addendums...[ Click to read more ]

How to setup a work-from-home office in a small Japanese apartment

Apr 28, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

In the future, one of the most significant byproducts of the months-long pandemic saga will be how the business world was teleported from open office plan spaces and stuffy conference...[ Click to read more ]

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Soul Food House in Azabujuban

Mar 28, 2020 By Admin

Soul Food House, located in Tokyo's Azabujuban neighborhood, about 3 minutes from Azabu Juban Station, is the real deal.  Mississippi and Georgia natives LaTonya and David Whitaker can cook, seriously...[ Click to read more ]

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Best Picnic Spots in Tokyo

Mar 28, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

With the weather becoming a lot nicer, many people are ready to get out and enjoy the warm weather, and having a picnic is an excellent and cheap way to...[ Click to read more ]

Get Cycling in Tokyo

Mar 27, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

When living in and around a sprawling metropolis such as Tokyo, getting from A to B can mean that you spend half of your day on trains, underground or on...[ Click to read more ]

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Things to do While Practicing Social-Distancing

Mar 25, 2020 By Jason Gatewood

Thanks to the recent COVID-19 pandemic affecting much of the globe, pretty much every public health office recommends people minimize their exposure to the virus as much as possible; mainly...[ Click to read more ]

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