According to Japanese folklore, folding a thousand paper cranes brings you good luck and happiness. Don't know how to fold a crane? This origami workshop is for you. You'll learn to fold more than the classic cranes in this friendly one-hour workshop.
Everything you need to know about these handy little travel cards.
Take a break from the neon wonderland and get out into these green spaces.
Katsushika Hokusai—you may not know him by name, but surely you've seen his (in)famous artworks.
The shell of history's unluckiest boat, the Daigo Fukuryu Maru, is housed in a special exhibition hall in Yumenoshima Park in Tokyo's Koto Ward. The Titanic hit an iceberg it could have avoided. The Lusitania was sunk by torpedos during a war. …
The Institute for Nature Study is a lush forest oasis smack dab in the middle of Tokyo. Enjoy 20 hectares of ponds, gardens and winding paths.
When it comes to Japanese snacks, nothing beats the humble onigiri—toothsome and cheap.
Part 2 of our quick, easy-to-digest guide to the history of Tokyo, to make your explorations that much more awesome.
A quick, easy-to-digest guide to the history of Tokyo, to make your travel that much more awesome.