Tokyo Metropolis

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 ]

Buying Christmas Trees in Tokyo 2018

Nov 12, 2018 By Admin

If you are in the market for a Christmas Tree to liven up your holiday season you with trim and presents, you are in luck. Stocks are very limited so, don't delay! ...[ Click to read more ]

Buying Holiday Decorations, Wrapping Paper, and Lights in Tokyo

Nov 09, 2018 By Ray Proper

The holidays in Tokyo are a bright and colorful affair! If you are looking for decorations, lights, or other holiday materials there are a few good sources you should know about....[ Click to read more ]

Go Vegan in Tokyo

Oct 29, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

Choices for dining out in Tokyo are nearly limitless. You can literally eat your way around the world and dine on almost anything humans consider edible (even the most questionable)...[ Click to read more ]

Koyo, or Fall Colors in Tokyo

Oct 26, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

One great thing about Japan is that the splendor of all four seasons can be appreciated wherever you live. And this heightened awareness of seasonal beauty is complemented nicely by...[ Click to read more ]

Shinkansen

Get the Seishun 18 Kippu and See Japan on the Cheap!

Oct 26, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

If there is one thing that Japan does well it is train travel. While the locals take it for granted that trains will be clean, safe and punctual, many of...[ Click to read more ]

Talking Turkey – Thanksgiving Dinner in Tokyo 2018

Oct 25, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

[spacer height="1px"] Let's face it: Thanksgiving is purely a North American holiday, meaning we shouldn't expect much fanfare here in Tokyo on the third Thursday of November. In most parts...[ Click to read more ]

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