Katsuzen is Tokyo's only Michelin star tonkatsu restaurant. It is a family run business that has spent the past 50 years perfecting the art of deep frying, so if you're a fan of tonkatsu or all things fried, this place is a must.
Harajuku is a popular shopping neighborhood in Tokyo that is known as being the hub for Japanese pop culture. We highly recommend checking out this unique neighborhood in central Tokyo that offers plenty of things to do and see. Map included!
From department stores that span multiple levels to itty bitty independently run shops, Tokyo has it all. We've summarized the types of stores you'll find in Tokyo as well as specific ones you shouldn't miss out on in this Tokyo shopping guide. Happy shopping!
Shibuya is a shopping and entertainment district in central Tokyo, Japan and exactly what your Lost in Translation dreams are made of. There are plenty of things to do in Shibuya, especially if you enjoy shopping or people watching. Map included!
The most intimidating thing about traveling to Japan is the language barrier. Luckily Japanese people are super helpful and will typically go out of their way to assist you even if they don't understand English. But knowing a few useful Japanese phrases will go a long way.
Asakusa is an old-fashioned district in Tokyo, Japan and home to Tokyo's oldest temple, making it a popular tourist area. With plenty of things to do, you could easily spend a whole day exploring Asakusa and its surrounding areas. Map included!
Shopping in Tokyo, Japan is next level. From multi-level departments stores to tiny specialized shops that only sell chopsticks, Tokyo has it all. It can be overwhelming, but there is one retail concept you have to check out while in Tokyo: 100 yen shops aka hyaku-en (¥100) shops.
Tokyo, Japan is the food capital of the world. Japanese cuisine is very diverse, be adventurous and try something new while you're there! Here's a list of 10 essential food entrees you should try when visiting Tokyo, Japan.
Thanks to Airbnb, I managed to find and book a quaint 3-story townhouse that doubled as a soba restaurant on the weekends for my trip to Tokyo, Japan. Pretty cool, right? And the best part? It only cost $28* a night. Oh, and I also had the whole place to myself.
Traveling to Tokyo, Japan? Lucky you! Tokyo has so much to offer, make sure you pack accordingly to get the most out of your travels. Here are 15 essential things to have when traveling in Tokyo. Cash rules in Japan and comfortable shoes are a must!