Tokyo Weekend Activities

Pedal Your Way Around Tokyo

May 30, 2023 By Michael Stigall

When living in and around a sprawling metropolis like Tokyo, getting from A to B can mean spending half of your day on trains, underground, or busses. Since the advent...[ Click to read more ]

Educational Museums in Tokyo That Are Actually Fun

May 30, 2023 By Michael Stigall

There is something about science that can capture a child's imagination. Whether it is the natural world, robotics, or outer space, getting to grips with our surroundings can be spellbinding...[ Click to read more ]

Mother Farm: Enjoying Chiba’s Pastoral Theme Park

Mar 28, 2023 By Michael Stigall

Mother Farm (マザー牧場) is an expansive working “entertainment” farm that is located in Chiba’s central Boso Peninsula countryside sitting 300m atop Mt. Kanozan. These qualities combine to create the perfect...[ Click to read more ]

An Art Museum for the Digital Age: teamLab Planets

Feb 27, 2023 By Michael Stigall

Tokyo has many wonderful art museums. You can find them in almost every corner of the city. They have excellent independent exhibitions as well. Perhaps none of them achieved the...[ Click to read more ]

Tokyo’s Romantic Valentine Spots

Jan 30, 2023 By Michael Stigall

Valentine’s Day always sneaks up on me. Between recovering from Christmas and New Year's and dealing with some seriously cold Tokyo weather, it’s easy to forget that Valentine’s Day is...[ Click to read more ]

Hatsumode in Tokyo – Making Your First Shrine Visit of 2023

Dec 26, 2022 By Michael Stigall

New Years in Japan is laser-focused on firsts. You have your first sunrise of the year, which is very important, and other firsts like the Shinenkai parties to bring in...[ Click to read more ]