Branded stores line the streets of Omotesando, and it is not difficult to see that most of the buildings are significantly different from each other. Most of these big brands engaged famous Japanese architects and internationally acclaimed ones to design their shop facade, making Omotesando unique … Read More
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Follow @puroland_global on Instagram for all things kawaii and Hello Kitty now, and get a kawaii present from the Sanrio booth at Matsuri Japan Festival this year (Dec 8)!
On top of that, they are also giving away 10 passes to Sanrio Puroland to FIVE people that visit the booth. So you are going t… Read More
Hop on the Samurai Train to Nikko and travel back to the age of the Samurai.
The Samurai Train Project has launched an exciting tour that will have pariticpants immersing themselves in the world of the Samurais.
The tour begins on the Samurai Train that is chartered exclusively for the tour. Ab… Read More
Although it’s slightly hidden in a back alley, away from the main street of Kanda-ogawa, Liberty is one store that’s hard to miss. The two bright lightening strikes that decorate the building announces its presence to every passer by.
It’s not just the decoration that’s interesting about Liberty… Read More
Snowboarders couldn’t possibly go past F.Janck – a mega store that specialises in all things snowboard – it’s a one stop shop that stocks everything from equipments big and small to snowboarding apparel and accessories.
It’s no surprise that the store needs four floors, the F.Janck prides itself… Read More
One Make is a fairly recent addition to the Kanda-ogawa machi shopping district. Opened just three years ago on the main street of Yasukuni-dori, One Make specialises in snowboarding equipment.
The spacious store is filled the best and latest in snowboarding goods all displayed beautifully, espe… Read More
There are countless ski and snowboard specialty stores in Kanda-ogawa but not many can compete with Fuso Ski & Snowboard’s floorspace. With such a massive store, you can expect to find a wide range of ski and snowboarding equipments as well as snow apparel and accessories. Fuso Ski & Snowbo… Read More
Ski Shop Vail opened in June, 2012, and has already established itself within Kanda-ogawa as a major player. The store belongs to a family of specialty stores that have been in the area for over 50 years: Ski Shop Vail has lived up to their standards with superbly refined customer service.
The m… Read More
Shinjuku is one of the busiest places in Japan and in the world, which is what makes it probably the most convenient place to stay in Tokyo. Shinjuku Washington Hotel and its new tower, Shinjuku Washington Hotel Annex, are both located just 8 minutes from Shinjuku station’s south exit.
If th… Read More
This week over Golden Week it was also pride week in Tokyo as well. Hosted by the Tokyo Rainbow Pride and a slew of sponsors including politicians and corporate companies such as Playstation and Lush Cosmetics. Many events such as seminars, meet ups, yoga in the park as well as movie screenings hel… Read More
A common problem when departing Japan is luggage allowance - it is just way too much fun to shop in Japan and it's no surprise that many of us get overexcited and over-buy during our stay. Unfortunately if you're looking for a way not to over-shop, this article isn't for you but if you want to know… Read More
Japan has this special power of going the extra mile in anything they set out to do. This includes their commitment and love for the more whacky and kooky side of Japanese culture. From theme parks to themed restaurants and food, to Hello Kitty trains and Anime themed planes, the whacky and kooky m… Read More
Hello Kitty and the whole of Sanrio Universe are the corner stone of the Japanese kawaii culture. Whether you are obsessed with Hello Kitty already or have a soft spot for anything cute and pastel coloured, you want to keep on reading.
Hello Kitty is everywhere in Japan - it's at the supermarket… Read More
Tokyo city is full of towering buildings, but did you know there are two rivalling towers there?
Image via Klook
Both Tokyo Tower and Tokyo Skytree are free standing broadcasting towers. They are both quite tall and visitors can take a long elevator ride up to look over Tokyo city, but that's as … Read More
Speaking to visitors on the ground about six of Tokyo's must-visit spots
From shopping and fashion to delicious food and traditional culture, the bustling capital of Japan has so much to offer, while also being close to attractions like Mount Fuji, Hakone and Nikko. We asked visitors at si… Read More
Melanie booked her trip to Japan wanting to immerse herself in a culture she was unaware of, yet interested in. She had no idea where to go or what to expect, and in her search for tours and experiences, she came across Freewheeling Japan, a cycling tour of Tokyo city. The tour guide was an America… Read More
Going on a date in Tokyo is essentially a date with the city itself. You get to know each other just by being there, and wherever you look, something fascinating is looking right back at you.
My ideal date with Tokyo city begins in Omotesandō, exploring the streets to find a cute cafe to brunch … Read More
Nursing a warm latte, the famous Shibuya scramble crossing sprawls beneath me. My eyes wander over brightly coloured billboards, trucks that blare out J-pop tunes, and young pretty things immaculately dressed, sharing the streets with salarymen and the eccentric. I’m in Shibuya, one of Tokyo’s most… Read More
There are many sumo stables in Tokyo’s Ryogoku district, but only a small handful offer access to tourists. Even then, their requirements are so strict that you really must be part of a guided tour - a traditional Japan bucket list essential. Kasugano Beya, near Ryogoku Station, is perhaps the … Read More