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 […]
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.
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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.