Weekend Activities

Tokyo Oktoberfest 2024

Apr 30, 2024 By Michael Stigall

We've said it before, and we'll say it again: Japan loves beer. So it's no surprise there's an Oktoberfest festival happening somewhere at any point in the year. For Golden...[ Click to read more ]

Records Shops in Tokyo

Mar 26, 2024 By Michael Stigall

Did you know that April 21st is Record Store Day? Sure, the modern music industry is well and truly established in the digital world, but record stores still cling on...[ Click to read more ]

Volunteering in the Tokyo Area

Sep 27, 2023 By Michael Stigall

When living in a new country, offering your free time to help the local community can be a great thing. One such way is volunteering for a nonprofit organization (NPO)....[ Click to read more ]

The Best Views in Tokyo

Jun 27, 2023 By Michael Stigall

Tokyo is so many things and includes so many places that it is often hard to take it all in. Being in the city can sometimes remind me of a...[ Click to read more ]

KidZania Tokyo – A Place for Kids to Explore the Future

Apr 28, 2023 By Michael Stigall

What did you want to be when you grew up? Did you spend hours playing doctors and nurses? Did you imitate your school teachers? Did you pretend to be a...[ Click to read more ]

Top Five Parks Near Nagoya

Apr 17, 2023 By Ray Proper

A list of the top 100 Japanese city parks was compiled by the Japan Green Parks Institute in 1989, and on that list, you can find five parks in Aichi...[ Click to read more ]

Tokyo’s Japanese Gardens

Jan 30, 2023 By Michael Stigall

Let's be honest for a moment: Tokyo is an amazing place, but sometimes all that concrete and urban bustle can get to even the best of us. What does a...[ Click to read more ]

Ferris Wheels of the Tokyo Area

Jan 30, 2023 By Michael Stigall

Ferris wheels aren't the first thing that comes to someone's mind about Japan unless you visit here and notice how many of them seem to exist. Almost every large city...[ Click to read more ]

Ice Skating in Kanto

Dec 26, 2022 By Michael Stigall

For most of us from colder climates, it is hard to imagine winter without ice skating. Luckily, many in the metropolis share that view, and there is a wide selection...[ Click to read more ]

Touring Tokyo on Sharebike

Oct 31, 2022 By Michael Stigall

Bike sharing has been a thing in Tokyo for more than a decade now, but it still feels like a relatively new thing only known and used by the savviest...[ Click to read more ]