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Once in a Lifetime: Essential Tokyo Experiences

by Community Manager January 2013 - last edited March 2013

Once in a Lifetime: Tokyo

A trip to the capital of all things quirky never disappoints us on the once-in-a-lifetime front. These Tokyo experiences not only ensure that we take the best of Japanese culture home with us, but also stories that we’re bragging about to anyone who’ll listen.


Tips from 35,000 Feet: Our Top Tokyo Spots

by Community Manager January 2013 - last edited August 2014


We always get excited when we touch down in the world’s largest city, and it never disappoints us. If, like us, you are desperate to see some world-famous sumo wresting, then there is simply no better place in Tokyo than Ryugoku Kokugikan. Well, it is the sumo centre of the universe, after all.



Insider Interview: Mio Yamada, Arts Editor of the Japan Times

by Community Manager January 2013 - last edited April 2013 by Moderator

Insider Interview Tokyo: Mio Yamada  

If anyone knows what is happening when, where and why in Tokyo, it’s Mio Yamada, the Arts Editor at the Japan Times. She takes some time out to chat to us about the art and culture of her home city – and reveals where we should really beshopping in Tokyo.



Japan: A Different Kind of Ski Holiday

by Moderator November 2012 - last edited October

A skiing holiday in Japan offers an entirely different cultural experience; a land of temples, hot spring spas, red-faced snow monkeys and an exciting calendar of winter festivals...


Tokyo's Best People Watching Spots

by Moderator July 2012 - last edited October

There are 32 million people in the greater Tokyo area so unsurprisingly it's one of our favourite places in the world for just hanging out and watching the crowds...


Experience This: Scale the Tokyo Sky Tree

by Moderator April 2012 - last edited October

The world's tallest free-standing tower, and the second tallest structure in the world after Dubai's Burj Khalifa, opens to the public on 22 May 2012.