Transportation in Japan is expensive. Rental cars, trains, and busses can often drain your wallet faster than those rotation sushi places we all seem to love. So what is the alternative if you want to travel around Japan but save […]
Meet Lee Reeve: magician, artist and published author. He’s also an award-winning homebrewer and kind of crazy about Yokohama. We caught up with this cheapo for a chat and some insider tips about the best places to visit. How long […]
January and February are the coldest, dreariest months in Tokyo after December finally wrests winter from the hands of fall and delivers it in time for the new year. Here are some events to take your mind off the cold […]
They say that you can find a Chinatown in virtually any country. The Chinese being the largest foreign minority in Japan, and China and Japan having a history that goes a long way back, it’s unsurprising that there are a […]
It’s nearly two weeks into 2016. Did you welcome the New Year the Japanese way—hatsumode (a temple or shrine visit) and all? If it still hasn’t sunk in that it’s already 2016, perhaps you can kick the year off by going […]
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"Beauty is pain" but it doesn't have to hurt your wallet. Try these hair and makeup salons for an affordable image change.
A general info guide on women's health in Tokyo. Where to go for English-speaking clinics + what to expect in terms of birth control, Plan B, pregnancy tests, abortions, etc.
From shopping for Korean skincare to relaxing with a coffee on an Italian piazza, this city has it all.
Fireflies mark the unofficial start to summertime in Tokyo—here's where you can see this natural phenomenon.