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Mobile Suica Makes Getting Around Japan Easier

December 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 the ticketing machines found in every station at that time. The old routine went like this: Walk into the station and look at the gigantic […]

Rugby World Cup Japan 2019

December 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 before that during early autumn 2019, just over eight months from when this will hit the interwebs. The Rugby World Cup is the world’s third […]

Getting to know you: Azabu Juban, Tokyo

December 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 boutiques, cool little cafes and small independent stores in which you can find something a little different from that of the big chains of some […]

Furusato Matsuri Tokyo 2019

December 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 on your hands to be bouncing through all 47 prefectures and regions to seek out each individual dish (Or like me, you already have “been […]

Skiing in Tokyo: Day and Weekend Trips!

December 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 that statement for sure. Here in Tokyo, we can trek to western Kanagawa, Nagano, Gunma and Tochigi Prefectures in search of the perfect slope to […]

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