Tag: Tokyo

  • LGBT-friendly travel: The best cities in the world to be queer

    LGBT-friendly travel: The best cities in the world to be queer

    There are a lot of countries around the world where being gay is widely accepted. But there are only some cities that feel like a year-round pride parade. These cities are progressive, fun, and great for couples or singles looking to immerse themselves in the local gay culture. Here are the best destinations for LGBT-friendly…

  • Foodie guide to Japan

    Foodie guide to Japan

    Forget Italy and France. There’s nowhere better in the world for a consistently excellent culinary experience than Japan. Japanese cuisine comes in many forms and can satisfy all kinds of appetites and preferences. To best experience all that Japanese cuisine has to offer, we bring you a foodie introduction to Japanese dining. Types of restaurants…

  • Could I Live Here? Kyoto Edition

    Could I Live Here? Kyoto Edition

    For over a millennium, Kyoto was Japan’s main city and capital. Though it’s been overshadowed by Tokyo, Kyoto remains a vibrant city where tradition meets the modern world. It’s certainly one of the cities not to miss on a visit to Japan, but what would it be like to live in Kyoto? Atmosphere The great…

  • Could I Live Here? Tokyo Edition

    Could I Live Here? Tokyo Edition

    Tokyo is without a doubt one of the most interesting cities in the world and also one of the most overwhelming. Returning to Tokyo after 8 years was a bit of a funny experience because in the months leading up to this trip, my memory kept telling me that Tokyo wasn’t nearly as interesting as…

  • Tokyo in 4 days

    Tokyo in 4 days

    It’s hard to overstate how massive Tokyo is – roughly four times the size of London and almost 400 square miles larger than LA. So squeezing everything to do in Tokyo into the equivalent of a long weekend is a tall order. Even if your primary interest is eating and wandering around, you may find…

  • Essential tips for Japan travel planning

    Essential tips for Japan travel planning

    Though I usually prefer to go with the flow when I travel – exploring a new place without a rigid plan – traveling to Japan without planning ahead can be costly at best and significantly impact your enjoyment at worse. If you’re traveling almost an entire day to get there and you have limited time…