These are some of the nicest and most relaxing day trips close to Tokyo. Perfect if you’re a seasoned traveller to Japan or even if its your first time and your looking to unwind.
Daikanyamacho is a stylish, Brooklynlike quarter of brewpubs, coffee roasters, and gourmet delis. The shopping scene trends toward designer fashion and luxury accessories, with bookstores that double as galleries and cocktail bars. Unlike other high-end high fashion parts of Tokyo such as Ginza, this quite hideaway is a place to relax and slow down.
Shibuya (渋谷) encapsulates the stereotypical image of Tokyo better than any other area. Walk out of the Hachiko Exit of JR Shibuya Station and you will be faced with swarms of young trendsetters, bright screens, noise from just about every direction, and the famous scramble crossing—reputedly the world’s busiest. Whatever your interests, Shibuya is unmissable for visitors to Tokyo.
If you’re travelling to Japan are a few dishes you have to try. These may not be the most fancy but they are definitely the most delicious. Here are our top five.
No trip to Japan is complete without a quick stop in the country’s legendary capital Tokyo. We’ve been around the world from London to BangKok, and we can honestly say that there is no better city to shop, eat and play. The city has an almost seamless mixture of popular culture and Japanese traditional culture, …
As you probably already know, Tokyo is full of some amazing and wonderful things to see and do. You might choose to visit Asakusa to see for an old town vide and to visit its famous Senso-ji Temple. Maybe you’re more into finding your favourite anime or mange and would prefer visiting Akihabara. You might even be in Tokyo for the fashion, in which case Harajuku or Ginza might be more up your alley.
But what if none of these appeal to you. What is you want to visit the truly weird and wacky side of Tokyo. So for all you adventurous travellers out there, here is a list of our top 10 alternative things to see and do in Tokyo.
Tokyo is home to some of the worlds best restaurants, and some amazing food found nowhere else, so we’ve put together a list of our favourite spots in Tokyo to narrow it down for you.
Winter in Tokyo, may not be the ideal image of a holiday getaway that you had in mind. In fact, it’s one of the least busy times for tourism in the area. Most people prefer to go during the spring while cherry blossoms are in full bloom, or fall to see the beautiful autumn leaves, and even in the summer to take advantage of Japans great weather. But why not winter?
These aren’t your average Blue Bottle or %Arabica shops, these are the real deal. Fresh, local, fashionable, and delicious. For all you coffee lovers out there, here’s our complete list of our favourite Tokyo coffee shops.
Tokyo is one of the worlds most exciting cities, full of right neon lights, bustling shopping streets, high tech gadgets, and anything else you can imagine to excite the most seasoned and adventurous of travellers. But with all this excitement and adventure, even the most energetic adventurers find themselves searching for a an oasis, a place to relax away. Just a 45 minute train ride along the Ueno line, Kamakura is just the place.