Tokyo Wan Kannon – Futtsu, Chiba

Tokyo Wan Kannon (東京湾観音) is a Kannon statue standing at more than 56 metres or 20 levels high. Situated in Futtsu, Chiba and facing Toyko Bay, the statue was built in the early 1960s...

Kinkaku-ji – Kyoto’s Golden Treasure

Kyoto is a traveller's paradise for Buddhist temples and shrines (like Kinkakuji) and heralded as the Traditional Capital of Japan, the number of tourists flocking to these historical places of worship just keeps climbing....

Kobe Tower – Kobe, Hyogo

Kobe Tower stands at 108 metres tall and is the highest structure you will observe skirting the port town. Featuring a see-through glass floor from 75m above and a stunning colour display of 7000...

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...

Earth Plus Gallery – Kiba, Tokyo

Earth Plus Gallery is a fusion of many elements to make what is known as a bar + cafe with an event space open for reservation located in Kiba, Tokyo. Combining alcohol, food and...
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We went to Tokyo Comic Con 2017!!!

So it is that time again this year and Tokyo Comic Con 2017 came to Japan on the 1st (Fri), 2nd (Sat) and 3rd (Sun) of December. FAQ Japan decided to check it out,...

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park – 広島平和記念公園

August 6, 1945, would be the day that goes down in history that devastated the city of Hiroshima, and particularly the area surrounding the Hiroshima Memorial Peace Park for years to come. The United...
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Mucho Modern Mexicano Restaurant – Central Tokyo (Station)

Situated within 10 minutes walk of central Tokyo station, on level 2 of the Tokia Building is Mucho Modern Mexicano. This casual dining restaurant focuses on atmosphere, taste and reasonably priced dishes, provided in...
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Metal Bar God Chappie (ゴッドチャッピー) – Asakusa, Tokyo

If you thought heavy metal music themed bars couldn't be lively, bright and full of red velvet, think again. Located in the back streets of Asakusa, close to Sensoji Temple. God Chappie offers up...
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W.P Gold Burger – Shibuya, Tokyo

W.P Gold Burger is the most unlikely combination of celebrity meats patty (pun intended), in a shop that is full of humour plus added taste to match. It’s an easy place to miss, as you...