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Scenic, Fun, Historical: 4 Incredibly Satisfying Day Trips From Tokyo!

Saitama Suburbs Old Towns (Shitamachi)

Tokyo is a popular city for visitor to either start or finish their trip to Japan. But sightseeing around Tokyo is not limited to shopping malls and bustling business areas. Head out into Tokyo's suburbs and you'll discover exactly the kind of scenic beauty you had expected from Japan. Here, we will focus on some of the most historical and naturally scenic spots in greater Tokyo. These four recommended destinations are easily accessible from Tokyo, have unique features and yummy must-try foods. These places include: * "Kawagoe" - A small Edo-style city that has experienced the charm of the Edo period. * "Shibamata" - A good old and delicious street in Showa style * "Naritasan" - A popular Japanese old street from Narita Airport * "Mt. Takao" - Tokyo people away from the hustle and bustle of the world

Tokyo’s Gorgeous Christmas Cakes of 2018, Fresh from Gransta at Tokyo Station! (Sold from November 12 to December 25, 2018)

Tokyo Station Cakes

Gransta is a modern and fun commercial facility inside Tokyo Station, home to a variety of sweet shops and restaurants. Outside the ticket gates is Gransta Marunouchi, itself offering a colorful lineup of shops. Not only Japanese people love Tokyo Station for its rich selection of souvenirs and gourmet experiences, it’s also a great place for tourists to shop and dine at. This time, we’re taking a thorough look at the gorgeous Christmas cakes offered by Gransta, many of them centered on the adorable Suica penguin! One cake is even created after the historical Tokyo Station building – let’s dig right in!

[MOVIE] Navigating Virtual Airspace with Skyart JAPAN

Shinagawa Adventure Activities

Have you always wanted to fly through the skies while controlling a jet? You now have the chance to make your dream a reality! Skyart JAPAN offers hyper-realistic flight simulation for everyone from beginners to professional pilots. Take a closer look at SkyArt’s state of the art headquarters located in Shinagawa, Tokyo and see how I fared in the cockpit for my very own private lesson!

Welcome to Tokyo's Street of Youth! Top 6 Recommendations in Shimokitazawa for 2018


Are you familiar with the name "Shimokitazawa?" If you’re into Japanese literature, then you might know of the original novel "Hello, Shimokitazawa" by Banana Yoshimoto. Or if dramas are your thing, then maybe you've seen one called "Shimokitazawa Diehard" starring Eiko Koike. Or maybe you're a music fan who's been to the Shimokitazawa Music Festival. In 2004 construction began on the new Shimokitazawa Station, due for completion in 2019. How has this town, formerly nicknamed "cotton town" for all its clothing stores, changed? Allow us to introduce some of Shimokitazawa's best antique shops, gourmet food spots, and latest trendy information!

Visiting Enoshima: The Must-See Spots on Japan’s Famous Day-Trip Island!

Kamakura Forests & Mountains

The Shonan and Enoshima area is one of the most popular day-trip destinations for both Tokyo locals and tourists. Even though the beautiful island is easily accessible from the capital, a lot of people only visit the nearby Kamakura with its many shrines and temples. That’s a shame because Enoshima is a treasure trove of amazing spots and discoveries! Come with us on a tour along its must-visit spots!

Ultimate Tokyo Itinerary: What to Do With 48 Hours in Tokyo!

Tokyo Station Other Sightseeing

So you have found yourself in Tokyo with a very limited amount of time to spend. Maybe you’re here on an extended layover while passing through to another destination. Perhaps Tokyo is just one small part of your vacation to Japan. Regardless of the reason, one fact remains clear - you have stepped off the plane and the clock is ticking. Tackling Tokyo in just two days is no small feat; it’s one of the biggest cities in the world after all. Follow the winding streets through its wildly varying neighborhoods and you will quickly realize how easy it is to become overwhelmed here. In order to make the best use of your time, a well-thought-out itinerary is a must. For those seeking the “quintessential Tokyo experience”, look no further.

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