All General in Tokyo

Information on climate and other aspects of the city.

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    Tokyo Shopping Guide

    Guide to Tokyo Shopping including Ginza, Shibuya, Harajuku, Odaiba, Shinjuku and Akihabara. With detailed guides to all these main shopping districts. Tokyo shopping is some of the best shopping in the world, but it really excels in the field of fashion shopping. Japan is known world wide for its tradition of great Read more [...]

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    JR Pass to sold in Japan

    The JR Pass can be a great way to save money when you are traveling through Japan. The Japan Rail Pass can be used on most JR trains, JR buses and JR ferries. One restriction with the JR Pass has always been the need to purchase the Japan Rail Pass Read more [...]

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    5 Best Date Spots in Tokyo

    The intense energy of Tokyo is for more than the business-oriented people. Amidst the crazy rush that is life in this amazing city are spots that conjure up magic. Here are the 5 Best Date Spots in Tokyo for magical dates, chosen by both locals and visitors. 1. Tokyo Skytree Read more [...]

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    Tokyo History

    Guide to Tokyo History including former name and major disasters. Compared to many other Japanese cities, Tokyo is relatively young, only dating back some 500 years. During that short history, Tokyo has had more than its fair share of setbacks and triumphs. So how did it all begin? In the Read more [...]

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    Bullet Train

    Known in the West as the “Bullet Train”, the Shinkansen is a high speed inter city train service in Japan. The bullet train first started operating on October 1st 1964 as part of the new infrastructure for the Tokyo Olympics in 1964 . The ride on the bullet train (Shinkansen) Read more [...]

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    Shibuya Shopping Guide

    Guide to Shibuya Shopping including the famous Shibuya 109 and Shibuya Hikarie shopping centers along with departments stores and an extensive list Shibuya Shops. Shibuya refers to both Shibuya Ward (Ku) or city and Shibuya District, the area around Shibuya Station. This guide covers Shibuya District. The other famous fashion and Read more [...]

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    Ginza Shopping Guide

    Guide to Ginza Shopping including the famous departments stores of Wako, Mitsukoshi, Matsuya and Hankyu. Our Ginza Shopping Guide includes an extensive list of department stores, international brand name stores and specialist up market Japanese stores found in Ginza. Ginza is the home of Tokyo’s oldest and most prestigious department stores; Read more [...]

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    Harajuku Shopping Guide

    Guide to Harajuku Shopping including Takeshita-dori, Omotesando, along with famous stores like Snoopy Town and Oriental Bazaar. Our Harajuku Shopping Guide includes an extensive list of many of the major shops to be found in Harajuku, along with some of the smaller boutiques. Of course Harajuku is world famous for its fashion, Read more [...]