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A Quick Guide to Japanese Gay Bars

Here's a quick, smart guide to a segment of Japanese nightlife you're not going to find in your regular guide book.

Good Breakfasts After a Bad Hangover in Tokyo

After a night of intoxication, the best way to start your day is by having a really good breakfast. This list of good and filling breakfasts may even end up being a reason to wake up early beyond the need of nursing a hangover.

Command Your Own Eva & Mario Kart in VR

Warm up those throwing arms, because it’ll take more than a button tap to chuck those Koopa shells and power up an Eva.

10 Shockingly Cheap Tokyo Ramen Shops

Trying to find a ramen bowl that’s in-budget, but still mouth-wateringly delicious can be frustrating.

Stuffed with Garlic, Meat & Compassion

There are a lot of tasty reasons to want to visit Shinjuku Kakekomi Gyoza, but the importance of this restaurant goes even beyond the vast range of savory dumplings.

15 Hot Shopping Spots Around Shinjuku Station!

Shinjuku is a shopper's paradise. From department stores and boutique stores to discount stores, you can find all your favorite brands and just about any product under the sun.

7 Samurai Spots in Tokyo & Surrounding Areas

Relive the Edo days with our selection of samurai-related spots in and near Tokyo... with two special bonuses!

Incredibly Affordable Capsule Hotel in Tokyo

Put the money you would have spent on sleeping in a fancier room towards a longer stay in Japan at this Shinjuku hotel.

Instagramable Shopping Street Kagurazaka

In the middle of Tokyo, there's a calm shopping street that is visited mainly by locals: Kagurazaka. Its photogenic stores have started to attract tourist attention and their camera snaps. Let us introduce you to our Insta-bae (Instagramable) selections!

6 Hot New 'Yakiniku' Restaurants in Tokyo

A selection of six new Tokyo 'yakiniku' restaurants that are the talk of the town.

Where to Dine & Drink in Tokyo Outside Shibuya

Shibuya is surely a hotspot for food and fun in Japan's capital city, but there are more alternatives in Tokyo worth exploring for wining (or whining) and dining, or plain ol' bonding with buds over Buds!

The Perfect Valentine's Day Ramen

Whether it's in a sauce, sprinkled around a foie gras ball or just in plain bar form, there are three ways to enjoy chocolate in your ramen at this Tokyo ramen restaurant—for a limited time!

The Most Expensive Sushi Roll We've Ever Seen!

Invite good fortune into your mouth with sushi wrapped in edible gold.

All Aboard the 'Your Name' Bus!

If you’re an anime fan planning to make a pilgrimage to the location that inspired the hit anime film 'Your Name,' your bus has arrived!

Never Get Lost in Shinjuku Station Again!

Stroll—or rather scroll—your way through two of the world's busiest stations.

Top 10 'Hanami' Spots in Japan

The transient nature of cherry blossoms is an essential part of their beauty, but no one wants to be left in the dark when it comes to finding the perfect spot to see them.

The Biggest Highway Bus Terminal in Tokyo

The Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal (SEBT) connects you to many of Japan's most popular destinations, making the expressway bus a great way to enjoy a side trip from Tokyo.

4 Hottest Areas for Nightlife in Tokyo

The largest metropolis in the world, Tokyo understandably has everything you could ever need. During the day, offices are humming with busy workers; but at night, the streets of these four hip areas are buzzing with nocturnal party animals.

Our 6 Favorite Veltra Discount Packages

Looking to save a few yen on some of Japan's big tourist spots? These packages offer discounts and special deals rolled into the regular price, from Hokkaido to Okinawa—including limited-time discounts to the Robot Restaurant!

Robot Restaurant Serving up Epic Entertainment

Travel blogger Annette White has circled the globe countless times in search of adventure and great food, and Japan definitely provided both. However, one special experience in particular was the night she spent at the one-of-a-kind Robot Restaurant!

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