Hanami Starts in Tokyo with Index Tree
How is the official start of hanami season determined in Tokyo? The Japan Meteorological Agency uses a special 'index tree' located at Tokyo's Yasukuni Shrine.
Awesome Shopping at World's Biggest Starbucks
What's not to love about a the gorgeous new coffee roastery in the heart of Tokyo? Check out some of the incredible finds waiting inside the Starbucks Roastery in Nakameguro.
Experience a Little Okinawa in Tokyo!
Looking for a taste of Okinawa without the expensive airfare? Well look no further—Okinawa Town can be found in Tokyo, just two stops from Shinjuku!
Taste Tradition with New Sweet Sake Pocky
Pocky's latest special, regional-exclusive release uses ingredients from the only sake brewery in the 23 wards of Tokyo!
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!
Experience the Dance of the Golden Dragon
Twice a year in Asakusa, a golden dragon appears at Sensoji Temple...
122-Year-Old Video Shows How Tokyo Has Changed
Jump back into history with this awesome video of Tokyo from a hundred years ago. Many of the people in the video spent their early lives living in a Japan that was ruled by a shogun!
Surreal Combo of Sakura & Jellyfish at Skytree
The surreal and beautiful combination of cherry blossoms and jellyfish is part of a seasonal event at the Sumida Aquarium.
Busiest Train in Tokyo to End Service Earlier
Tokyo's busiest train line, the JR Yamanote Line that loops around the city, is slated to end service about 30 minutes earlier.
Pigs Populate the Latest Tokyo Animal Café
A pig café is the latest in a long line of adorable animal-themed cafés to open in Tokyo.
Hop on the Catbus at New Ghibli-Themed Bakery
Famous for its Totoro cream puffs, Shirohige's Cream Puff Factory in Tokyo has opened a new location in the same neighborhood as the Studio Ghibli Museum!
Experience a New Hanami in Awesome Sakura Pool
This cool sakura-themed bar is set to open on March 22, 2019, which coincides with the predicted bloom date for cherry blossoms in Tokyo!
Japan is Home to World's Largest Starbucks
Tokyo's Starbucks Reserve Roastery is now open in Nakameguro! Designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, the new location looks incredible!
2019 Tokyo Sakura Season Officially Begins!
As of Thursday, March 21, the flower frenzy that sweeps the nation has officially begun in Tokyo!
Tokyo Hanami Hot Spot: Ueno Park
This expansive park in eastern Tokyo is one of the most popular places to enjoy cherry blossoms, and with good reason!
Tokyo Hanami Hot Spot: Inokashira Park
Inokashira Park is a beloved spot in Tokyo for cherry blossom viewing. With some 200 cherry blossom trees, it's easy to see why!
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.
Harajuku: Tokyo's Holy Land of 'Kawaii'
Check out these 10 recommended stores and spots around Tokyo's famous Harajuku neighborhood, courtesy of Trip101.
A Week in Tokyo (+ Day Trips) for Under $500?!
Just how low can you go while still having a great time in Tokyo? A longtime Tokyo resident shows you how to enjoy Japan's capital without making your wallet cry.
Tokyo Capsule Hotel Can Help You Find Your Zen
ZenTokyo aims to fuse the capsule hotel experience with traditional Japanese tea house architecture, so that you can enjoy Zen-like tranquility while you catch your Zs.