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Tips to Enjoy Tokyo on a Tight Budget

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

TripAdvisor's Top 10 Japan Spots for 2018

Debating where to go in Japan? We break down TripAdvisor's Top 10 choices for 2018!

Cherry Tree Made of 880,000 Lego Bricks!

This incredible cherry blossom tree is made up of more than 880,000 Lego pieces—but you can only see it until May 6!

Discover Another Side of Ikebukuro

Ikebukuro is often overlooked by tourists when exploring Tokyo's many neighborhoods. But with tons of shopping, temples and shrines, fun activities for the whole family and more, Ikebukuro is a great add to any Tokyo itinerary.

Take a Peek at Ghibli Theme Park Concept Art!

The long-anticipated opening of the new Studio Ghibli theme park has had us dreaming of what would be inside. With the release of some new concept art, we're finally getting a glimpse of which Ghibli properties will get their day in the sun!

Moomin Theme Park Set to Open in Japan

Schedule to open in March 2019, the much-anticipated Moomin Valley Park will allow guests in Japan to dive into the world of these beloved Finnish characters.

Zooming Around Dotonbori!

One of Osaka's most iconic areas, Dotonbori is bursting with shops, restaurants, arcades and more. Find out why this downtown area is a must-see when visiting Osaka!

Tokyo Rainbow Pride Guide 2018

Tokyo Rainbow Pride, an annual event taking place in Tokyo every year since 2011, has become a celebration of diversity and more inclusivity for all colors of the sexuality rainbow.

Catch a Peek of USJ's Final Fantasy XR Ride!

USJ's Final Fantasy XR Ride is only around until June 24, so be sure to catch it while you can!

4 Things to Do on a Weekend in Osaka

Accessible in about two and a half hours from Tokyo, Osaka makes for an excellent weekend trip from the nation's capital. But what do you do once you're there?

Explore an 'Underground Temple' Near Tokyo

Want to see another side of Japan? The world's largest storm drain is underneath the city of Kasukabe in Saitama Prefecture, just begging to be explored!

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!

Top 6 Places to Visit in Akita

Akita tends to be pretty far off the beaten path, even for those who do make it to Tohoku. However, Akita is rich in both history and natural beauty, well worth a visit.

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!

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!

Say Hello to the Hello Kitty Bullet Train!

This summer, Hello Kitty wants to welcome you onboard her very own high-speed train!

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!

7 Major Otaku Areas Outside Tokyo

Tokyo is famous for 'otaku' hotspots like Akihabara, Ikebukuro and Nakano. But where do you go if you're not in the Tokyo area? We've got your 'otaku' needs covered in seven other major cities around Japan!

Tokyo Tower 'Top Deck Tour' Now Open

Visitors to Tokyo Tower's new Top Deck viewing platform get to enjoy VIP treatment along with the stunning Tokyo skyline.

Ginza Line 'Sakura Train' Blooms Underground

For a limited time, passengers on the Tokyo Metro Ginza subway line can enjoy cherry blossoms underground.

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