Kanto

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.

Setsubun: One Fine Day in Spring

The snow came and went faster than a fleeting thought on a cold February morning. Despite the cold, Setsubun is a very famous festival taking place across Japan right now. The festival involves throwing roasted...

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...
Gallery Toto Toilet

Gallery Toto – Narita Airport’s Finest Toilets

Head over to Terminal 2 of Narita's Airport and you can discover a uniquely fresh (and a little gross) gallery of sorts. Gallery Toto is a showroom of their finest bathroom facilities, in a...

Harry’s Sandwich Co – Prime American Comfort Food

Harry's Sandwich Co strikes a careful balance between homemade comfort-food and authentic American cooking. Especially, when your Californian friend reassures you of its genuine American character, taste and authentic atmosphere. Harry, is the humble owner,...
Hitachi's EMIEW3 robot

Robot Tour Guides at Landmark Tower in Yokohama

Robot Tour Guides at Landmark Tower, which is Yokohama's Tallest Skyscraper, have joined the tourism team. The new futuristic assistants act as tour guides inside and around the floor of the building. Hitachi, the...
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Tokyo Knowledge – Asakusa, Tokyo

For people looking for a chilled, inviting and friendly place to drink, don't look past Tokyo Knowledge. The bar is well known in Asakusa, with great tunes and an awesome vibe. Meet the owner,...

Escape the Tokyo Grind – 5 Must See Spots in Ibaraki

If you mention the region of Ibaraki, some people tend to have a negative view of the area. We think quite the opposite with our must see spots in Ibaraki listing here. As an example,...
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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...
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A Very Disney Christmas at Tokyo Disneyland – Urayasu, Chiba

Mention the words 'Tokyo Disneyland' to any of the locals in Japan and will see one of two things. You will be greeted with smiles of glee and euphoria or a frown rooted in...
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Viewing Autumn Leaves at Narita San (成田山で紅葉)

Dating back to 940, Narita-San or more specifically Narita-San Shinsho-ji (成田山新勝寺) is a temple located in central Narita, Chiba. It is a well-known temple within the Kanto region and regularly holds large events. These...