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Luxurious Stationery from Itoya

Itoya is an historic brand that that offers luxurious stationery in one of Japan's most fashionable districts.

10 Delectable Sweets Stops in Tokyo!

If you've got a sweet tooth, you should definitely hit up these 10 shops when you're in Tokyo!

Tsuchimochi Completes His '100 Views of Tokyo'

Revisit Shinji Tsuchimochi's stunning artwork series, '100 Views of Tokyo.'

Wagashi Shop Sells Seppuku-Themed Desserts

This impressive dessert makes for an expressive apology!

Seasonal Beauty in South-Central Tokyo

In addition to its historical art objects, the Hatakeyama Memorial Museum of Fine Art offers a garden that's worth a look in itself!

Ever Seen a Paper Book Sculpture?

Discover how these books map out existing landscapes in order to give life to an inventive art form!

What to Expect at a Japanese Baseball Game

Professional baseball has deeply rooted popularity in Japan, with fans keen to cheer their favorite team's unique fight song. It's an experience not to be missed!

6 Unique yet Affordable Hotels in Tokyo

Even in Tokyo, you can still find a great selection of unique and affordable places to lay your head—if you know where to look!

Akihabara Food Guide

Tokyo's Akihabara area is about more than electronics and anime goods. Find the best local restaurants and food in the area!

7 Cute Cafés in Tokyo

Discover some of the cutest cafés in Tokyo. You won't just want to visit for the food, but for the whole experience!

The Best Food around Tsukiji Fish Market!

Tsukiji's massive and lively fish market makes a fantastic (and free) addition to any Tokyo itinerary. But beyond the fish, the area is lined with numerous restaurants and retail shops that solidify Tsukiji as a major tourist attraction.

Film & Solo Exhibition: The Whispering Star

Radical film director Sono Sion enlightens us with his solo exhibition, showcasing one of his most talked about films to date.

The King of Parfaits

Located in Tokyo's Shinagawa district, the King of Parfait certainly lives up to its name with giant parfaits that reach up to 60 centimeters (23.6 inches) tall!

Unfolding the Mysteries of Origami

Learn all about origami, the Japanese art of folding paper, at Tokyo's Origami Center.

Kappabashi: Home of Japanese Knives

Kappabashi is an awesome spot to find cool Japanese kitchenware, especially the beautiful blades beloved by chefs around the world.

5 Unique Boutique Hotels In Tokyo

Find the best boutique hotels in Tokyo for the ultimate travel experience!

4 Fantastic Tokyo Summer Festivals

As much as you might see about summer fireworks, there are also a number of other fantastic festivals happening in different corners of Tokyo that are very much worth heading out for!

Toro Nagashi: Floating Lanterns for the Dead

'Toro nagashi' is a ceremony in which paper lanterns are released into the water, typically floating down rivers to guide the spirits of the dead back to the other world.

Ghibli Celebrates 30 Years of Filmmaking

Studio Ghibli celebrates 30 years of filmmaking with a Roppongi exhibition filled with tons of memorabilia, Ghibli-themed food and limited-edition toys!

Transform Tableware into a 5-Story Pagoda

What better way to dish out your homemade Japanese food than to serve it on dishes designed to look like Japanese-style architecture?

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