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Tokyo Urban Legends

Tokyo Urban Legends April 5, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
From the headless horseman to the chupacabra, every place has its scary stories. With its long and rich history, Tokyo is no exception. One of the most well-known historical figures in Tokyo is Taira no Masakado, a samurai who fought as a rebel against the government in Kyoto in the 900′s. He was...

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...

Tokyo Cheat-Sheets: 5 Sites to Enrich Your Trip

Tokyo Cheat-Sheets: 5 Sites to Enrich Your Trip March 18, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Tokyo’s local media offer a plethora of English-language information on upcoming events, local news, and insider tips. Metropolis: Tokyo’s main English outlet for everything hot, hip, and hilarious. Sometimes irreverent, but always relevant, it should be a first-reference for...

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...

Street Japanese: Top 5 Useful Phrases

March 18, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Learning just a little bit of your destination’s local language can greatly increase the amount of pleasure you get out of your trip, and seriously decrease the amount of frustration. Here is the first installment of what I consider an essential list of Japanese words and phrases you’ll find...
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