Izakaya strategies and our recommended backstreets

During your trip to Japan, you should definitely experience izakaya bar culture. Image from Flickr In these establishments you can enjoy Japanese-style cocktails and tapas dishes for extremely reasonable prices. The dishes tend to be smaller, and you would usually share the dishes with everyone. If you don't know what to eat, hop into an … Continue reading Izakaya strategies and our recommended backstreets

The 4 best districts to visit in Tokyo by theme

The kanji for Tokyo literally translates as "eastern capital" and just as the term "capital" may suggest, it is huge! Not only that, but each area within this capital has its own unique character and charm, so paired with the sheer size of the city, it's difficult to see everything that you might want to … Continue reading The 4 best districts to visit in Tokyo by theme

An Art Gallery you shouldn’t miss in your stay in Tokyo: HULS

Ideas and stories lie at the beginning of every project. So what drove these project leaders to launch these projects in the first place? In this series of articles we will be introducing the stories of projects and businesses that we think you should drop by during your visit to Japan that particularly captured the … Continue reading An Art Gallery you shouldn’t miss in your stay in Tokyo: HULS

Traveling Tokyo with babies and small children

When you’re traveling with babies and small children you naturally end up carrying a lot more stuff and moving around becomes a worry. What’s more, Tokyo is always crowded and few people are willing to give up their bus or train seat for you. It’s not the best place for kids... I have two children … Continue reading Traveling Tokyo with babies and small children

Tips on how to protect yourself against disasters in Japan

Japan has experienced many disasters, including earthquakes, typhoons, and heavy rains in recent years, so the chances of international visitors encountering one of these events are relatively high. Image created by Hiro If you had never experienced these kinds of disasters in your home country and then happened to be affected by one when you … Continue reading Tips on how to protect yourself against disasters in Japan

4 free tools to help you get around Tokyo more easily

Photo by Tianshu Liu on Unsplash Hello again! In this article we’ll be introducing you to free tools that help you get around Tokyo. If you know which apps will help you to use free Wi-Fi spots effectively, or show you where you can charge your phone or tablet, then those will make traveling this city much easier. … Continue reading 4 free tools to help you get around Tokyo more easily