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Tokyo's Top 5 Art Exhibitions in March and April to Celebrate Spring

Shibuya Traditional Paintings

Arguably, spring is the most beautiful of all seasons, particularly March and April when the first flowers start to bloom and the winds turn from chilly to pleasant. And what better way to celebrate spring, the season that has to much meaning in Japanese culture, than diving head-first into traditional art and aesthetics to get in the proper sakura celebration mood? We have Tokyo's top five art exhibitions that wait to be explored!

7 Stylish English-Speaking Hair Salons in Tokyo

Roppongi Beauty

In the stylish city of Tokyo, fashion icons gather from all over the world on the lookout for the latest trends. Hair salons, especially, are catering to this increasingly global audience, and more and more are offering their services in English (as well as free Wi-Fi). Let us introduce you to the most popular and foreigner-friendly English speaking hair salons in Tokyo.

Get it at Tokyu Hands! The Top 10 Stationery Goods for Your Day to Day Needs

Shinjuku Other Shopping

Tokyu Hands is known and loved for its massive selection of all kinds of goods, and stationery makes up a large and colorful part of it. From fashionable designer items to high-quality "Made in Japan" goods, there's much and more to be discovered among the aisles of Tokyu Hands - find your favorites that are sure to enhance your day to day life.

Experience Traditional Japan: A Beginner's Guide to Watching Sumo

Ryogoku / TOKYO SKYTREE(R) Martial Arts

Sumo is an important part of traditional Japanese culture, boasting a history of over 1,500 years. Due to its deep roots and old traditions, there are many customs, rules, and rituals surrounding this national sport - having a basic knowledge of sumo will allow you to really be part of a match!

Survival Japanese: Housing Terms

Looking for renting an apartment or a house is usually one of the first things that a foreigner moving to Japan will have to do. However, Japanese rental agreements have some unique features that might differ from those in your country. The terminology used to define the size, space and conditions of a place are quite unique in Japan, and a good knowledge of them is necessary to make the search even easier.

[MOVIE] Character, Harmony, and Elegance: The Art of Bonsai

Ningyocho / Monzen-Nakacho / Kasai Culture Experience

The Shunkaen Bonsai Museum is one of the most pleasant places that I have had the chance to visit in Tokyo. After a 15-minute bus ride from the Mizue Station, it is an oasis of nature around a beautiful traditional Japanese house. More than a thousand bonsai can now be seen in the museum, including 500 worth more than 10 million yen.

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