Tokyo Yakitori: More Than Meat On A Stick

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Last Updated July 13th, 2018 If you’re a meat eater and ready to dive right into Tokyo’s food culture, then Yakitori should be near the top of your list. This simple food, when prepared right, will transform how you see meat on a stick. Japanese restaurants specialize down to the smallest detail, rather than offer a variety of foods to … Read More

Secret Tokyo: Asakusa’s Hidden Amusement Park, Hanayashiki

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Last Updated May 8th, 2018 Asakusa is one of the most popular tourist spots in Tokyo, especially for foreigners. If you have been to Japan, you probably visited Asakusa, right? The typical visit to Asakusa focuses on a very small area: Sensoji Temple, from Kaminarimon gate through Nakamise Street. This is the golden course for tourists. However, this area is … Read More

You’ll Love Tokyo’s Coffee Culture

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Last Updated May 8th, 2018 This may surprise you, but Tokyo has some of the best coffee shops in the world. In fact, there are even some US shops that have locations here. I’m not talking about Starbucks (although there are plenty of them) but smaller cafes that you’d never expect. Blue Bottle, from the West coast and Gorilla Coffee … Read More

The Sweet Confusion Of Your First Time In Tokyo

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Last Updated July 25th, 2018 Note: Hi.Josh here. I want to offer some perspective from my first time in Tokyo. At the time, I was a solo traveler setting foot in Asia for the first time. Tokyo was a great place to start… My first time in Tokyo it felt like I entered the future. The buildings were new and … Read More