The Tokyo Area

Tips and Articles in The Tokyo Area

If the words Squirtle, Charmander, Pikachu, and Bulbasaur make sense to you then pack your bags for the Peninsula Tokyo. The hotel has a Pokémon-themed adventure that is a must for fans of all sizes. Should they choose to accept their mission, ...
The KAWAII MONSTER CAFE HARAJUKU just opened on August 1, but it’s already topping many Tokyo must-see lists. The cafe is located in the hub of Tokyo’s Harajuku district and was created by artist Sebastian Masuda, who is most well known for his...
Upon visiting Tokyo this spring, I was expecting Harajuku dreams, one-of-a kind wonders, and Kawaii cuteness every step I turned. Only, in reality, there was little of it to be found. Tokyo’s current obsession with Brooklyn made the shopping selec...
Upon visiting Tokyo this spring, I was expecting Harajuku dreams, one-of-a kind wonders, and Kawaii cuteness every step I turned. Only, in reality, there was little of it to be found. Tokyo’s current obsession with Brooklyn made the shopping selec...
Upon visiting Tokyo this spring, I was expecting Harajuku dreams, one-of-a kind wonders, and Kawaii cuteness every step I turned. Only, in reality, there was little of it to be found. Tokyo’s current obsession with Brooklyn made the shopping selec...
Upon visiting Tokyo this spring, I was expecting Harajuku dreams, one-of-a kind wonders, and Kawaii cuteness every step I turned. Only, in reality, there was little of it to be found. Tokyo’s current obsession with Brooklyn made the shopping selec...
The Digs: The Tokyo Suite, Park Hyatt Tokyo Size: 2,153 square feet Price: $10,000 a night The Skinny: On the 50th floor of the Park Hyatt Tokyo, with sweeping views of the city and Japan’s most iconic mountain, is the Tokyo Suite residen...
The Digs: The Tokyo Suite, Park Hyatt Tokyo Size: 2,153 square feet Price: $10,000 a night The Skinny: On the 50th floor of the Park Hyatt Tokyo, with sweeping views of the city and Japan’s most iconic mountain, is the Tokyo Suite residen...
If you're one of those people with their nose stuck to the window watching airplanes come and go while waiting at your gate, you're going to love this video. Even if you aren't one of those people, you're still going to enjoy this. Vimeo user darw...
Perfectly fried tempura. Ramen with intricate tonkatsu broth. Soba noodles with a hundred years’ history. There are plenty of foods Japan has become famous for, but a porridge-like cereal was never one of them—until French chef Thomas Angerer star...
I landed at Tokyo's Narita Airport last week ready to find out why so many people (13.35 million, according to last year's numbers) would want to live in a single place. Now I desperately wants to move there, if only for the weird and wonderful fo...
The Roppongi neighborhood in Tokyo has a well-deserved reputation for being dissolute, but far more interesting than the seedy clubs and bars nestled in its streets are its world-class museums, galleries, shops, and restaurants. Some of the best i...
While not for everyone (claustrophobics, need not reserve), Tokyo’s capsule hotels are a sight to be seen. Photographer Won Kim took to the city’s streets on a mission to capture the incredibly small capsule hotels—and when we say small, we mean d...
The reinvention of this walkable, former punk-rock neighborhood began 10 years ago with the opening of Frank & Easy. At the tiny boutique, owners Ryo Shibata and Keisuke Morizawa turn salvaged gold into angular rings and pendants, and make cool cl...
The reinvention of this walkable, former punk-rock neighborhood began 10 years ago with the opening of Frank & Easy. At the tiny boutique, owners Ryo Shibata and Keisuke Morizawa turn salvaged gold into angular rings and pendants, and make cool cl...