Tokyo Metropolis

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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Skiing in Tokyo: Day and Weekend Trips!

Dec 19, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

Most Japanese say having the ability to enjoy all four seasons outdoors is what makes Japan unique. The tourist records set over the past few years is in agreement with...[ Click to read more ]

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Soul Food House in Azabujuban

Dec 13, 2018 By

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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Hatsumode in Tokyo – Shrines to Visit for New Years

Nov 25, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

Celebrating New Year in Japan is all about 'firsts'. Perhaps the most important ‘first’ is the first trip to a shrine, a tradition called hatsumode. While this can be done...[ Click to read more ]

Holiday Dining Options in Tokyo

Nov 14, 2018 By Ray Proper

Tokyo IS good food.  In my opinion, the food in Tokyo is the best part of Tokyo!  You can get pretty much anything in Tokyo, at any time, and Christmas...[ Click to read more ]