12 Fun Things to do in Atami, Japan

I went to Atami last week. Atami is a city in the Shizuoka prefecture, famous for their hot springs. It’s located a convenient 1 hour shinkansen (bullet train) ride from Tokyo, so it’s a perfect day trip. Atami has been a popular hot springs [...]

3 September, 2015 // 11 Comments

Top 10 Things to do at Inokashira Park in Kichijoji

Everyone needs a happy place, especially in a bustling city like Tokyo. Inokashira Park, otherwise known as Inokashira Koen (井の頭公園) in Kichijoji is my happy place. That is, to say, I spend far too much time there. As I mentioned in [...]

13 May, 2013 // 4 Comments

Odaiba Beach: Top 8 Things to do in Odaiba

Often described as “the result of an acid-soaked preschooler’s architecture class,” Odaiba beach is one of my favorite places in Tokyo. The beach itself is a large artificial island in Tokyo Bay, which sits directly across the gorgeous Rainbow [...]

7 May, 2013 // 10 Comments

8 Things to do in Tsukiji (aside from the Fish-Market)

So you’ve followed the advice of literally EVERY SINGLE guidebook about Tokyo and went to Tsukiji Fish market. It was fun… for about an hour. Now what? Well, first of all, if you’re going to Tsukiji, just remember, the Tsukiji Fish Market is [...]

7 March, 2013 // 6 Comments

Top 5 things to do in Yokohama Chinatown

I had in Tokyo for almost five months before I finally made a day trip down to Yokohama (specifically to Chinatown). I even dragged my fiance (Ryosuke) to Chinatown in Yokohama, because I’m a girlfriend, and that’s what girlfriends do. I loved [...]

4 February, 2013 // 5 Comments

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