Articles for Things to Do

Tokyo Hanami Update

Tokyo Hanami Update April 6, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Tokyo is right in the middle of its hanami (cherry blossom viewing) season, which officially opened this year on March 22nd (yes, of course there is an official date). There’s about a week left for prime viewing before the official end of the season on April 11th. For the uninitiated, hanami season...

Doin’ It Right: Golden Gai

Doin’ It Right: Golden Gai March 18, 2010 | Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Nestled behind Shinjuku’s seedy Kabuki-cho nightlife district, the Golden Gai is from all outward appearances nothing more than a collection of alleyways lined with tiny, ramshackle bars. The narrow alleys are lit up with cheap neon signs that set an iconic, old-school Tokyo scene while steering...

Tokyo’s Top 10: Must-See in the City

Tokyo’s Top 10: Must-See in the City March 18, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Sashimi, world-class technology, pagodas, and parks. As one of the world’s major metropolises, Tokyo is not lacking in must-see spots, iconic monuments, and world-class markets. From the tip of Tokyo Tower to the depths of Shinjuku station, here’s a list of the top ten sites every traveller...

Hidden Kichijoji: Shi for Yourself

March 18, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Anybody experienced in Tokyo’s nightlife scene is all-too aware that the city’s best spots are not easily seen on the surface. Indeed, this place often makes would-be bar hoppers feel a strong need for a sturdy pair of x-ray goggles – ones featuring excellent department store- and pachinko...