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No More Mamachari! Where to get Good Bikes in Tokyo

March 23, 2017 by Mark Guthrie

Tokyo is such a marvelous city to explore, which is why it is a shame that we spend so much time on trains and subways being ferried from one place to another, never really getting to understand the lay of the land. The best way to really understand the city is by bicycle, but so many […]

Things to do in Tokyo For Golden Week 2017

March 1, 2017 by Mark Guthrie

Golden week is the longest public holiday in Japan, and many residents make a trip abroad, or to a tourist area like Kyoto over the break.  Trains and airports can be crowded, and the traffic into any area worth a visit is going to be heavy at best, standstill at worst.  Need a hotel?  If […]

Snoopy Museum Tokyo

February 27, 2017 by admin

Snoopy Museum Tokyo is a temporary museum open for two and one-half years, and the first Snoopy museum outside of the United States. Akk dedicated to the art of Charles M. Schulz, the founding museum—Charles M. Schulz Museum—is located where Schulz lived in Santa Rosa, California. The second exhibition at Snoopy Museum Tokyo, “Hello again, Snoopy” started […]

Getting fit – The Best Places to Run in Tokyo

February 27, 2017 by Mark Guthrie

If like me you have gained a few extra pounds over the winter – Christmas and the various new year festivities will do that to you – you may be thinking of the coming summer months and wanting to get back into shape. There are plenty of ways you can do this. You could head […]

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Tokyo

February 27, 2017 by Mark Guthrie

St. Patrick’s Day, the commemoration of the death of the patron saint of Ireland, is celebrated in more countries around the world than any other national festival, and Japan, is of course, no different. As a day in which the abstinence restrictions of lent are temporarily lifted, it has, particularly in North America, been commonly associated with […]

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