7 Easy Hikes Near Tokyo
If you're an outdoor enthusiast and have already hiked Mount Takao—or would like a similarly gentle hike with fewer people—these seven spots near Tokyo are perfect!
Tokyo's Beautiful 'Sakura' Winter Wonderland
As spring snow fell in the nation's capital, the cherry blossoms turned into beautiful snow-capped buds.
6 Hiking Trails Close to Tokyo
No need to go far for great trails, it only takes 90 minutes (or less!) to get to all these hiking spots from central Tokyo. Lace up your boots, and discover six mountain escapes under an hour and a half away from the capital
Taste the Perfect Cup of Brewed Green Tea
Did you know that like coffee, green tea changes by the way you brew it? Tokyo Saryo has perfected this art by providing a rotating monthly selection of the finest green tea leaves, which are then brewed by a custom-built drip-brew filter.
Riverside Romantic View at Tokyo's Canal Cafe
You wouldn't expect a romantic riverside view in the middle of Tokyo, but the Canal Cafe in Kagurazaka is here to prove you wrong. The canal serves as part-Italian-restaurant and part-boat-rental—the perfect date in one convenient place.
Top 8 Best Areas to Live in and Around Tokyo
What are the best areas in and around Tokyo to live? Tokyo’s much-ballyhooed Kichijoji only makes it to No. 3, while an outsider with easy access to Tokyo takes the top spot!
Fresh Seafood BBQ Kaisaku in Enoshima
Take a trip to Enoshima's Nakamise Benzaiten Street, where you can find unique souvenirs and fill up on the freshest seafood like clams, squid and whitebait.
See 1000-Year-Old Bonsai at Omiya Art Museum
The Omiya Bonsai Art Museum features over 70 different exquisitely cultivated bonsai plants on display every season. From forests to dragons, each masterpiece is sculpted to perfection to embody different meanings the same as traditional paintings.
Starbucks Blends into Edo Japan
Blending seamlessly into this old castle town just north of Tokyo, Starbucks' new Kawagoe location will let you enjoy your coffee with a side of Edo-style charm.
7 Superb Latte Art Spots
Looking for more latte flair than what Starbucks and Doutor have to offer? These Tokyo coffee shops won't let you down!
Enjoy Seaside & Flowers in Ibaraki
Sakura season may be over, but the floral fun is just beginning at Hitachi Seaside Park, where the Nemophila are already in bloom for 2018!
Tokyo 2020 Venue Unveiled
We've got your sneak peek at the volleyball and wheelchair basketball venue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Rain Turns Tokyo Disneyland into Wonderland
Tokyo Disneyland proves dreary weather doesn't have to dampen your day, and that even in rain dreams can still come true!
Tokyo Vegan Guide Offers 50 Restaurant Reviews
With reviews of over 50 vegan and vegan-friendly restaurants, 'Tokyo Vegan Guide' will show you not only how to survive in Japan while keeping to a plant-based diet, but how to thrive on delicious meals and snacks in the city!
Life in Japan: Where to Begin when Moving In
On the hunt for a new apartment? Even without the language barrier, moving in Japan can be pretty tricky. Fortunately, we're here to help!
4 Rock-Climbing Paradises Right in Tokyo
Tokyo isn’t known for nature. But if you visit the western part of the prefecture, you'll run into Chichibu-Tama-Kai National Park, an excellent getaway for both the avid hiker and the extreme mountain climber!
10 Best Pizzerias in Tokyo
Japanese pizza has a somewhat checkered reputation in the rest of the world, but in a mega modern metropolis like Tokyo you can find some seriously good slices, no matter which style of pie you prefer!
The Modernization of Japanese Bathhouses
Traditional Japanese bath houses in Tokyo are looking to boost their profile among younger and international clientele with the help of a popular Japanese fashion brand.
The Natural Beauty of 'Satoyama'
While Japan's countryside always offers breathtaking views of nature, these man-made farms built near mountains are true wonders to behold in rural communities.
5 Retro Hangouts in Greater Tokyo
From old-world market streets to neighborhoods populated by old books, here are some of the city's most unique and fascinating retro hangouts.