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Retro Gaming in Tokyo

Takadanobaba's Mikado and the iconic Super Potato in Akihabara offer chances to step back into the Golden Age of arcade gaming.

New Cat Café Has Historic Style

Get a heaping dose of historic atmosphere at the Edo Cat Café in Tokyo!

6 Fascinating & Free Museums in Tokyo

If you're on a budget and looking for things to do in Tokyo, look no further! These unique museums feature anime, origami and more. The best part? They're completely free!

5 (Sort Of) Secret Kakigori Spots in Tokyo

Discover five of the top local spots for shaved ice desserts in Japan's capital, from the ultra-traditional to beautiful (and yummy) sweets that seem to defy the laws of gravity.

5 Blooming Places to Enjoy Hanami in Tokyo

'Hanami' is a time-honored tradition in Japan where friends and family gather to enjoy company, refreshments and cherry blossoms. Here are 5 incredible places in Tokyo for your next 'hanami' get-together.

How Are You Spending Your Golden Week?

Golden Week is Japan's most anticipated holiday—and these Instagrammers give us some great ideas for things to do this holiday season!

How to Get to Hida Takayama

Find out the best way to get to Hida Takayama from Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka.

Permanent Digital Art Museum to Open in Tokyo

As of June, 2018, digital art collective teamLab will have its own permanent museum in Odaiba, Tokyo!

Where to Shop in Tokyo

From fashion and electronics to books and bargains, Tokyo is a shopper's paradise. If you're searching for tips on where to shop, look no further!

Tips to Enjoy Tokyo on a Tight Budget

Learn how to make the most of your time in Tokyo without breaking the bank!

Experience the Beauty of Japan in 8K Video

From the rugged mountains of Hokkaido and verdant forests of Kyushu to spectacular festivals of Aichi and the Tokyo skyline, this video stunningly captures the beauty of Japan in under three minutes.

7 Hidden Temples & Shrines in Tokyo

If you're looking to avoid temples and shrines congested with tourists, you may want to try visiting one of these other traditional places of worship!

12 Amazing Events in Japanese History

Do you know which Japanese castle was toppled by a party? Or how kabuki was invented? Japan has over 1,500 years of recorded history, and some pretty amazing things have happened in that time!

Instagram-Worthy Rainy Day Spots in Japan

Believe it or not, there are some places in Japan that are even more beautiful when it rains! Once you see these photos, you'll surely want to visit them and see first-hand!

Picture-Perfect Hidden Gems in Tokyo

Tokyo is a massive metropolis, with many hidden areas you're unlikely to find in any guidebook. Check out these lesser known spots just begging to be photographed!

Rainy Season: Things to Know When You Go

Sure, rainy season comes with the occasional soaked pair of shoes, and it can feel hard to work up the motivation to leave the house. But here are a few tips to help you make the best of it!

Top Hydrangea Spots Around Tokyo

Need some colorful flowers in your life? Check out these hand-picked spots to find gorgeous hydrangeas in Shinjuku, Kamakura and other areas in and around Tokyo this rainy season!

Where to Work Remotely in Tokyo

Looking to set up an important meeting but don’t have a permanent office? Or maybe you want to avoid the crowds of popular cafés like Starbucks. If you work remotely, Tokyo is chock-full of work spaces to help get your creative juices flowing!

Taste 50 Kinds of Sake at This Ramen Resturant

This Tokyo ramen restaurant offers all-you-can-drink sake—along with all-you-can-eat 'gyoza' and fried chicken—paired with a single bowl of ramen.

30 Spectacular Flower Spots in Japan

Seasonality is an important part of life in Japan, especially in spring. Flowers bloom throughout the country and create a colorful, unforgettable landscape for floral fans, nature enthusiasts and anyone in between!

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