The mascot of Inokashira Park Zoo is a squirrel, so to be completely honest, you shouldn’t really be expecting much in terms of animal variety. However, at 400yen for a passport-less adult (with a passport, foreigners get a 20% discount), […]
On the surface, New York JOE Exchange seems like just another resale shop. However, when you dig a bit deeper, you will discover something new, something magic, something bohemian. Located along the Ichiban Gai Street in Kichijoji (arguably the most […]
So you’ve finally summoned up all your courage and asked out that cute coworker, you know, the shy one that is always smiling. And for some reason, they actually said “yes!” Now what? It’s time to plan your first date(s) together. […]
Like the event roundup for Japan Cheapo, deciding what events to feature was a hard one, what with the many events to be held in Tokyo. Despite the heat, summer is a great time to be in Tokyo, because there’s […]
Kichijoji (吉祥寺) is a lovely little neighborhood on the West side of Tokyo, situated on the Chuo, Sobu and Inokashira lines. It’s a refreshing break from the business-oriented madness of downtown Tokyo and boasts a truly bewildering range of amenities, labyrinthine […]
Christmas is often called the Valentine’s Day of Japan, and like any couples’ holiday, it all boils down to a competition of romantic intentions between couples. So, if you want to keep your girlfriend/boyfriend happy, it is imperative that you come […]
Famed for pandas and whale sharks, these Tokyo zoos and aquariums have some high-profile guests and are perfect for a rainy day in the city.
Christmas shopping season is upon us, but we're here to make it a whole lot easier.
A quick guide to visiting one of Tokyo's most popular attractions: tickets, what to expect and how to get there.
Drink with demons, munch with Moomin or climb into a coffin for your own funeral service—all in the name of culinary fun at these Tokyo themed restaurants!
Tokyo is a great city to explore on two wheels. For a few tips on how to stay safe and our pick of the top 3 Tokyo cycle routes, read on.