In need of some beautification and pampering? Here are some English-speaking salons where you can give your eyebrows and nails some tender, loving care: Eyebrow Threading A hair removal practice that’s said to have originated in India, threading is said […]
Warmer days are coming, which also means that hanami season will be upon us soon. Hanami being the must-do activity in early spring, you might want to check out our hanami guide and yozakura guide, the latter meaning cherry blossom-viewing […]
As summer gives way to fall, expect the weather to start getting slightly cooler in September. That also means that the festive summer spirit will also come to a halt (it’s back to school for kids, anyway!). That doesn’t mean […]
With winter giving way to spring, it’s time to welcome the new season with another roundup of events worth attending. This article doesn’t cover cherry blossom viewing, as it’s such serious business that there are several other articles to cover […]
New to Tokyo Cheapo? Read this. We’ve put together a Tokyo for Beginners introductory guide that will help you use our (invaluable) resources to get the most out of Tokyo on a budget. From reasonable ramen to inexpensive ways of […]
Japan's Showa-era (1926-1989) was a period of dramatic change - learn more with our pick of the top 5 Showa-themed sightseeing spots in Tokyo.
Kimono never go out of style—read our insider tips and tricks to buying one of the most sought-after Japanese souvenirs.
If you're in Japan long enough to start missing your favorite foods, fear not, these Tokyo import stores are stocked!
Only a few weeks left to visit Japan's most unusual arcade before it closes its doors for good.