With spring giving way to summer, expect hotter, more humid weather. Summer in Japan also usually begins with tsuyu, or the rainy season, so prepare for some wet (but still hot and humid) days in June. But neither hot weather […]
After being in Japan for a couple years I realized there is such a thing as too much Tokyo. Shinjuku simply becomes too loud, Akihabara game centers all start to look alike, and Shibuya just becomes a mass of people and buildings. Sometimes you […]
Nabe (or hot pot) is a popular dish that's usually enjoyed in groups. Here are some affordable restaurants in the city.
Ghibli aficionados rejoice, as a new exhibition—this time focusing on producer and co-founder Toshio Suzuki—is in town until May 12, 2019.
With Japan’s population in steady decline, ninja masters are looking to foreign shores for new students. Are you up to the challenge?
Where to find reasonably priced winter sports gear in Japan.
How to experience the hotel version of a tiny house.