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Hokkaido Travel: Introducing 7 Charming Towns in the Ibuki and Hidaka Area - Near New Chitose Airport!

Tomakomai Other Nature

Hokkaido has many fascinating charms: hot springs, stunning scenery, incredible skiing and so much more. Also it’s an area renowned for its food - let’s take a look at the amazing sightseeing and gourmet highlights of the Iburi and Hidaka area! With quick and convenient access from New Chitose Airport, come with us to discover just how fascinating and delicious Hokkaido can be.

Checking out Chuhai, Japan's Tasty Party Drink! 10 Must-Try Chuhai Selections

Tokyo's Surrounding Areas Grocery Stores

Quickly grabbed after work and casually enjoyed with some coworkers or friends: the chūhai is a canned alcoholic drink that traditionally is a shōchū (distilled alcohol) highball. It has become a go-to choice for pretty much anyone in Japan, rapidly increasing the selection at supermarkets and convenience stores all across the country. Its comparatively low alcohol content, comes in a wide variety of flavors, and its cheaper-than-beer prices make it a must-try when exploring the world of Japanese drinks! From low in sugar to wonderfully fruity and sweet, there’s a chūhai for every taste and palate on the market, with companies developing new flavors regularly and steadily. We headed to Keio Store to show you our recommendations for the top 10 Japanese chūhai drinks!

[MOVIE] Achieve Your Cosplay Dreams at Cosplay Studio Crown!

Akihabara Culture Experience

Anyone from pros, to amateurs, to people who've never cosplayed before can jump into Studio Crown in Akihabara to experience a professional level of cosplay that's both easy and affordable! Recently LIVE JAPAN took the opportunity to check them out!

Tokyo Roppongi: 5 Most Amazing Spots at Roppongi Hills and How to Make the Best of Them!

Roppongi Gardens

From fancy cafés to hundreds of shopping options, exhibitions to upscale restaurants, Roppongi Hills is one of modern Tokyo's most famous landmarks. No matter what you have heard of the place or what you already might know about it, we promise that there's so much more to discover still! Let's take a look at Roppongi Hills' five most amazing spots and how to make the best of them.

Asking Japanese Expats: How Do Cities Around the World Compare to Tokyo?

Tokyo Station Other Sightseeing

Moving abroad is exciting—what kind of areas does a country and its cities have? Before choosing where to live, you’ll want to know which area matches your lifestyle, where the restaurant and shopping hot spots are, and so on. But even for vacations, this kind of information is important when deciding at which hotel to stay! There’s one big keyword that many use as a guidance: “downtown.” So how does this translate to Tokyo?

Where to Stay in Tokyo? A Guide to All Areas and Their Accommodations

Tokyo's Surrounding Areas Hotels

Tokyo is a massive city, with innumerable shopping, sightseeing, and gourmet hot spots to explore. Touring every nook and cranny of the metropolis is impossible, especially if you only stay for a limited amount of time. Choosing your accommodation – your sightseeing headquarters, so to say – is key. Because deciding where to stay is so vital to your trip, we’ll break down Tokyo’s main areas and their accommodations, as well as look at the areas’ major sights and general atmospheres. With that, you’re sure to find just the right place for you!

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