Tokyo Metropolis

Best Breakfast Spots in Tokyo

Jan 29, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

You might not know this, but Japanese cuisine was added to the UNESCO ‘intangible heritage’ list in 2013, meaning its something unique in the world not found anywhere else (we won’t...[ Click to read more ]

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Art of the Abandoned Station at Ueno Park

Jan 29, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

The Keisei Railway runs between Ueno Park and the far reaches of Chiba Prefecture including the city of Chiba and Narita Airport. Up until 1997, Keisei had a station right...[ Click to read more ]

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Setsubun Festivals in Tokyo

Jan 25, 2019 By Jason Gatewood

So you survived O-shogatsu (Japanese New Year's) and are looking forward to the end of March and the blooming of the cherry trees, but the reality is there are at least...[ Click to read more ]

Tokyo’s Romantic Valentine Spots

Jan 20, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, you may be wanting to find that perfect place to cozy up to your loved one and not sure of quite what to...[ Click to read more ]

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Drone Restrictions in Japan

Jan 11, 2019 By Admin

According to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism (MLIT), you do not need permission to fly a drone as long as you intend to operate your drone in...[ Click to read more ]

Mobile Suica Makes Getting Around Japan Easier

Dec 26, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

Back in the day, a journey on any of Japan’s rail lines meant you might need a degree in Japanese cartography and computer science to figure out how to use...[ Click to read more ]

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Japan Brewer’s Cup: The Tournament of Suds 2019

Dec 26, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

Please read the following in the voice of one of those monster truck TV spots from back in the day: Thirty-five of the best craft brewers from all over Japan,...[ Click to read more ]

Rugby World Cup Japan 2019

Dec 26, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

While most people around the world know the Summer Olympic Games will be here in Tokyo in 2020, we actually have a very large sporting engagement to host a year...[ Click to read more ]

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Getting to know you: Azabu Juban, Tokyo

Dec 25, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

As one of the most fashionable and exclusive neighborhoods in central Tokyo, Azabu Juban is a fantastic place in which to live or simply enjoy. You can find favorite shopping...[ Click to read more ]

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Furusato Matsuri Tokyo 2019

Dec 25, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

Like food? Silly question right, of course you like food?! If you are looking for the opportunity to sample dishes from all over Japan, but don’t really have the time...[ Click to read more ]

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