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Experience a Taste of Traditional Japan at a Tokyo Ryokan Guesthouses

July 18, 2017 by Mark Guthrie

Sometimes, when living in the capital, it can be easy to get wrapped up in the cosmopolitan atmosphere of globalization. Of course there are neon kanji signs flashing wherever you look, but you are never far away from a Starbucks, a McDonalds, an Italian restaurant or an Irish bar. In fact, despite living in Japan’s […]

Educational Museums in Tokyo That Your Kids (and You) Will Love

July 12, 2017 by Mark Guthrie

There is something about science that can really capture a child’s imagination. Whether it is the natural world, robotics or outer space, getting to grips with our surroundings can be spellbinding for young fertile minds. However, in an age of iPads, YouTube and easily accessible cartoons, it can be difficult to turn little ones on […]

Five Art Exhibitions to See in Tokyo – July 2017

June 30, 2017 by Mark Guthrie

As the cultural capital of the country, Tokyo is absolutely awash with great art galleries and events going on all around the city. This is a round up of our favorite five that are going on in the month of July, 2017 Sunshower: Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia 1980s To Now 50 years on from […]

English Language Yoga Classes in Tokyo

June 29, 2017 by Mark Guthrie

With its combination of strength, stamina and flexibility, there are very few forms of exercise that gets your body into peak physical fitness like yoga. Having originated in India, the discipline has spread throughout the world and it continues to grow in popularity, with one 2016 study showing that 20.4 million Americans practice it, up […]

Beaches Around Tokyo

June 25, 2017 by Mark Guthrie

As the summer heat rises it’s tempting to retire to your air conditioned room with your neck tie fan on full blast. However, with Japan being an island nation we are completely surrounded by the sea, and thus, beaches. So get out from that darkened room and head for the coast. Beaches in Japan Beaches […]