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Sites for exploring Edo-era Tokyo

When you think about Tokyo and even generally Japan, what would first come to your mind would probably be technology and fashion. Edo is the name that Tokyo held prior to 1868 when it...

Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Tokyo

New Year’s Eve in Tokyo is generally spent at home watching song contests aired on TV. But of course, like any big city in the world, you can find several places to party. Clubs...

Places to go with your kids in Tokyo

Tokyo is a wonderful city to go on family trips, especially with your kids. It offers a large array of attractions and kid-friendly destinations. Below is a list of where you can consider going...

3 Amazing Cultural Attractions in Tokyo

Tokyo has a lot to offer in terms of culture and discoveries. You cannot miss a trip to the following places while visiting this area of the world. Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo’s National Sumo Hall...

Yakitori, Sukiyaki and Shabu Shabu

Written by Phin Upham Chicken and soy sauce have both been around for centuries. It is puzzling then, to consider that up until the 1960s, no one had written about pairing these two foods...

Packing For a Holiday: What Not to Forget

We’re often stressed and in a hurry when packing for a holiday! It can be a real nightmare! Writing a list of items you will need can make things much easier. There are certain...

Timeshare Tips and Adivce

Here are 7 things you can do to avoid timeshare scams: Don’t ever, ever buy (or sell) ‘on the spot.’ Sleep on it, and take the time to evaluate whether the deal is a...

The truth about sushi

Rice is the main ingredient in the popular Japanese cuisine, sushi. Depending on the variety of rice used and preparation methods five distinctive types of sushi are available. Most sushi available in the U.S....