5 Tokyo Ramen Joints That Will Blow Your Mind

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If you think Tokyo ramen is just a slightly better version of packaged instant noodles for broke college students then prepare to have your mind blown. Or maybe you already know how great Japanese ramen is, but don’t know where to get it in Tokyo. In that case, we’ll get you off to a good start so you can stuff … Read More

Tokyo Coffee Culture: Here’s Why You’re Gonna Love It


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This may surprise you, but Tokyo coffee culture is among the best 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 from Brooklyn, NYC both have locations … Read More

Kamakura: The Perfect Day Trip From Tokyo


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Tokyo is a sprawling metropolis that will overwhelm your senses and redefine what you think about cities. That said, you’re probably going to want to get away for a little while and Kamakura may be the ideal choice. The typical thing to do is get a rail pass and take the “golden route” through Kyoto and Hiroshima. This is a … Read More

Master The Tokyo Metro: Ultimate Guide For Travelers


While most cities are either small and dense or big and sprawled out, Tokyo is both. Instead of having one central business district there are multiple, densely populated areas surrounded by quiet residential areas. This makes the extensive Tokyo metro system even more incredible. You can venture most anywhere in the city by rail. But, it’s complicated. There are many … Read More

The Sweet Confusion Of Your First Time In Tokyo


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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 futuristic. The metro system was … Read More