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Kanto is the most populated geographical area of Honshu, the main island of Japan. The region includes the Greater Tokyo area. It includes 7 prefectures including Tokyo, Chiba, Saitama, Kanagawa, Gunma, Tochigi and Ibaraki.

Haneda versus Narita Airport

Since Haneda added its International Terminal in 2010 the Haneda versus Narita Airport decision is a common hassle for travellers and residents alike. Haneda has the luxury of being located significantly closer to the...

Bar Tokyo Brain – Asakusa, Tokyo

The Bar Tokyo Brain is best described as an international bar of sorts. It's basic premise is to encourage interaction and communication between Japanese and foreigners in a comfortable and stylish environment. To promote...

Kirin Beer Factory Tour – Yokohama

The Kirin Beer Factory Tour is the company's free information session and introduction to its globally recognised beer brand. The idea is not unique though, as you can take part in a range of...

Top 10 Cherry Blossom Spots in Tokyo

Tokyo the mammoth concrete city is surprisingly full of stunning sakura's. In this guide, we look at our top 10 Cherry Blossom spots in Tokyo. Some of them are gorgeous displays of beauty too....

HUB – The British PUB in Japan

You may be wondering why I would be writing about a British PUB named Hub based in Japan...? Could it be because it's my home Hub away from home? Or that Hub can be...

Grand Hyatt Tokyo to Serve ¥100,000 Wagyu Burger

The Grand Hyatt Tokyo said it will serve a ¥100,000 Wagyu Burger to celebrate the ascent of the new Emperor. The giant beef burgers will be available for a limited time this spring. It...
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Mori Building Digital Art Museum – Odaiba, Tokyo

The Mori Building Digital Art Museum is a new take on the convergence between art and our digital world. Featuring the works of teamLab Borderless who aim to create one borderless world through their...

3 Italian Restaurants in Tokyo you Must Try!

Italian Restaurants in Tokyo are not a rare sight at all, similar to French, Sushi and Ramen eateries, you can even find a few in the same area. So, putting together a short-list of...

Tokyo Skytree – Tokyo’s Tallest Tower

The newest addition to the Tokyo cityscape is Tokyo Skytree, completed in February 2012. It towers above all other buildings that surround it, it claims the crown for both Tokyo and Japan's tallest structure...

New Express Route the ‘Mt Fuji Excursion’ from Shinjuku

Next month from the 16th of March a new express train service called the 'Mt Fuji Excursion' will start. It will begin as a direct service from Shinjuku to Kawaguchiko stations. The train is...