Map of Top Winter Illumination Spots in Tokyo

Culture

New Year Japanese Style in Saitama
30.Nov.2016 Kanto
New Year is often associated with countdown parties, midnight fireworks and endless drinking. But...

Spots

Winter Illumination at Ashikaga Flower Park in Tochigi Prefecture
06.Dec.2016 Kanto
Not even 2 hours away from Tokyo by train you can watch Japan’s No.1 Illumination Show at Ashikag...
Sanrio Puroland
29.Oct.2016 Kanto

Food

Christmas Afternoon Tea in Tokyo’s Shangri-La Hotel
07.Dec.2016 Kanto
Every month the Shangri-La Hotel in Tokyo holds its special afternoon tea with a constantly chang...

Nature

Tobu Treasure Garden in Tatebayashi (Gunma Prefecture)
01.Dec.2016 Kanto
The Tobu Treasure Garden located in Gunma Prefecture about 55km away from Tokyo, can be reached w...

Onsen

Top 3 Therapeutic Hot Springs in Japan
03.Oct.2016
The practice of visiting hot springs or onsen has long been regarded as beneficial for curing var...

Activities

Gudetama lost in Edo!
15.Nov.2016
Japan's popular lazy egg, Gudetama, is lost in the Edo period! This autumn and winter only you ca...

Season

Why are Japanese homes so cold during winter?
06.Dec.2016
The cold weather is creeping in and many foreigners start wondering why Japanese homes are so col...

Shopping

Kappabashi: Home of Japanese Knives
07.Nov.2016
Just a short walk away from Asakusa, Kappabashi is a great place to spend an afternoon among a ...

Ninja Blog

Gundam and Japan: ode to the statue
07.Dec.2016
Bandai Namco recently announced that it will remove the iconic Gundam statue in front of Tokyo Od...
The Kotatsu Trap
01.Dec.2016