If you’re looking for a Japan that’s more surprising, more delightful, and deeper than what’s in the guidebooks, this is a good place to start.
…you want to dodge the crowds and experience Tokyo way beyond the guidebooks. Here’s where I take my friends when they come to town (plus a couple of handy hacks … Continue reading If you’re like me…
To browse all destinations BY CATEGORY instead of alphabetically, click here. • AKIHABARA AREA The famous electronics district Maid cafés • Electronics superstores • Comic book & anime stores (including … Continue reading Search by destination, A-Z
Tokyo has a reputation for being ultra-urban, but there are actually gorgeous (and huge!) gardens all over town. Stroll around one of these beauties to feast your eyes and restore … Continue reading The most beautiful gardens in Tokyo
Everyone thinks you have to go to Kyoto to see beautiful shrines and temples, but Tokyo boasts some incredibly amazing ones if you know where to look. These are my … Continue reading The best shrines & temples in Tokyo
Tokyo is a big modern city, but there are pockets that are untouched by time. These neighborhoods feature shops that have been in business for generations, shrines & temples where … Continue reading Neighborhoods where traditional Japan lives on