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Koyo, or Fall Colors in Tokyo

October 16, 2017 by Jason Gatewood

One great thing about Japan is that the splendor of all four seasons can be appreciated wherever you live. And this heightened awareness of seasonal beauty is complemented nicely by Japan’s plentiful mountains, forests, beaches, and even a desert (!) meaning that a change of scenery is a simple train or bus ride away. In […]

Tokyo’s Best Burgers

September 13, 2017 by Mark Guthrie

Japan is well known for having some of the world’s finest cuisine, and living in the capital means that you have a great opportunity to try some of the best it has to offer. However, sometimes you find yourself jonseing for something that has a little bit more of a taste from home. What better […]

Family Friendly Halloween Activities in Tokyo

September 11, 2017 by Ray Proper

Once upon a time in Tokyo, celebrating Halloween meant dressing up in a costume and riding the Yamanote Line around the center of town drinking heavily and being unruly. Other than that weirdness, you really couldn’t tell October 31st from November 3rd, or any other average day here in Japan.  More recently though, times have changed […]

Find Your Halloween Costume in Tokyo

September 10, 2017 by Ray Proper

Halloween is rapidly approaching so get your costume soon because  leaving your costume to the last minute and dressing as “an axe murderer, because they look just like you and me” isn’t as clever as you think it is.  Halloween was not really “a thing” in Japan previously, but recently they have been jumping on the ghoulish bandwagon, so […]

Soul Food House in Azabujuban

August 31, 2017 by admin

Soul Food House, located in Tokyo’s Azabujuban neighborhood, about 3 minutes from Azabu Juban Station, is the real deal.  Mississippi and Georgia natives LaTonya and David Whitaker can cook, seriously well, so if you are looking for like home Southern, Creole and Cajun food, or soul food; this is it.  If you don’t like the […]

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