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Inside Nezu Art Museum: Authentic Japanese Garden in the Heart of Tokyo, an Oasis of Omotesando

Harajuku Gardens

Nezu Art Museum is located near Omotesando Station in Minato Ward, Tokyo. Here you can enjoy eastern antique artworks which were collected by Kaichirou Nezu (1860-1940), a railroad baron and philanthropist. This is one of the few art museums in Japan which opened before World War II. Here we will introduce the appeal of Nezu Art Museum, not only its exhibitions but also its popular original goods and café where you can enjoy a fantastic view of this authentic Japanese garden in the center of the city.

Famous 100-Yen Store: Top 5 Weirdly Useful Kitchen Goods at Daiso!

Tokyo's Surrounding Areas 100 Yen Shops

100-yen shopping in Japan means weird and wacky gadgets, and weird and wacky gadgets on a budget means Daiso! Daiso is one of Japan’s most famous 100-yen stores (think dollar store, but cooler), and it offers a huge number of items at a range of price points, but with a focus on 100-yen steals. There are 3,376 Daiso stores in Japan, and a grand total of 5,542 worldwide (as of 2019), and they’re popular for a reason; everything is super cool and super cheap! Daiso has been around since 1977, so they know what they’re doing. Daiso has a wide selection of other items available, but with Japan having such a rich culture around food and cooking, we couldn’t resist checking out their kitchen supplies! We found plenty of options to brighten up your kitchen. These top six gadgets are unlike anything we’ve ever seen back home, and incredibly they’re all at the classic Daiso price of 100 yen! Nothing is too bulky, so you can carry all your cool new toys with you as you trek across the country, and then stuff them into your suitcase to take back home. Spice up your cooking and snack in style with these quirky yet super useful kitchen supplies!

Stringraphy at Studio EVE: A Striking and Unique Musical Experience

Shibuya Other Contemporary Arts

Have you ever imagined being right inside a musical instrument, surrounded by song? I visited Studio EVE in Tokyo’s Daitabashi neighborhood and was able to experience this very feeling by attending a Stringraphy workshop. A beautiful melting of music, art, and movement, Stringraphy is an original concept that while born in Japan, has already made waves across the globe in its 25 years of existence. During the workshop, I had the chance to meet the members of the world-renowned Stringraphy Ensemble, enjoy a performance, and even try my hand at making my own string music.

Have the Perfect Summer in Tokyo: Quick Tips on What to Do, Experience and More!

Tokyo Station Summer

Many people visit Tokyo in spring to enjoy cherry blossom season or in autumn to see the beautiful fall foliage, but the summer in Tokyo is also worth a visit! In summer you can see all sorts of flowers blooming, and Japan is speckled with beautiful colors. In addition, there are many temple festivals, events, fireworks and more throughout the country! All these activities are a lot of fun to enjoy solo or with family, and make summertime in Japan so enjoyable. Plus, there's a secret that not all travelers know about: summer is also discount season for shopping! You can actually find massive bargains on a good variety of items - from clothes to electronics. Here we'll introduce all about summer in Tokyo and how much fun you can have this season!

Night Out in Osaka: Drinking, Dancing, and Udon Nightlife in Japan's Wild Gourmet Capital!

Namba, Dotonbori, Shinsaibashi Clubs

If a day around Osaka just isn't enough, a night out in Osaka will transform your life forever. Osaka's urban areas offer a variety of nightlife activities, including late-night dining, lively clubs, and a variety of bars. Our one-night Osaka guide will make sure you get the full experience of all that Osaka nightlife has to offer. Each shop is guaranteed to give off that deep, exciting Osaka vibe for a fun night you will be sure to remember!

JR EAST Welcome Rail Pass 2020: Score Unlimited Shinkansen Rides in the JR East Region for 3 Days!

Sendai And Matsushima Other Sightseeing

On October 16, 2020, the East Japan Railway Company, also known as JR East released the time-limited "JR East Welcome Rail Pass 2020" specially for foreigners - including foreigners residing in Japan - holding a non-Japanese passport. This incredible pass allows for unlimited rides for three consecutive days on trains under the jurisdiction of JR East. Yes, that means the Shinkansen bullet trains or other special express trains as well!

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