Top 5 Japanese Gardens in Tokyo

Top 5 Japanese Gardens in Tokyo

Japanese gardens (or Nihon Teien) are very important symbols of Japanese art and culture. The gardens represent idealized landscapes with amazing views. They can be rock gardens, Zen gardens, roji, stroll gardens or courtyard gardens. These gardens usually include sand, ponds, rocks and of course, plants and flowers. The aesthetic pleasure of the gardens appeared in the Edo Period. Since than, Japanese gardens had conquered the world: they not only attract tourists, but many Japanese gard... [ read more ]

Top 5 Free Things to Do in Tokyo

Top 5 Free Things to Do in Tokyo

Tokyo is one of the biggest and most crowded cities in the world. As usual, the city is always full of tourists and visitors; people who explore the most interesting views of the capital. The exploration of the amazing Tokyo can also be done without spending money. A lot of great places, like parks, temples, markets, museums can be visited for free. There are dozens of free activities  in Tokyo and here I've collected some of them. I recommend you to visit at least one of these things en... [ read more ]

Best Romantic Things to Do in Tokyo

Best Romantic Things to Do in Tokyo

Tokyo is a great choice for those who want to spend a wonderful time with their soul mates in Japan. As the city is full of good hotels, the couples can spend here as much time as they want to. Many people choose Tokyo as the destination of their honeymoon. Couples who need a little romance can enjoy the romantic sights of Tokyo. Many restaurants offer a romantic atmosphere, but not only dinners can provide romance. Sometimes a walk holding each others hand can also be very romantic. Here... [ read more ]

The Best 5 Star Hotels in Tokyo

The Best 5 Star Hotels in Tokyo

Tokyo, the capital of Japan is one of the most populous cities and the center of the largest metropolitan area in the world. It is situated on Honshu island and has more than 500 tourist attractions. Thousands of tourists visit Tokyo every day and the majority of them need accommodation. The prices are varying: cheap and expensive hotels can be found all over Tokyo. There is no clear ranking of these luxurious hotels, they are almost equally sumptuous and elegant. Here are some of the bes... [ read more ]

The traveler's guide to getting around Tokyo

The traveler’s guide to getting around Tokyo

One of the worst nightmares that any traveler could imagine is being in the middle of a huge, completely unknown city, in a country whose language you don't speak, and without a clue about how to get from where you're standing back to your hotel, or to some interesting sight that you've been planning to see. Feeling a little lost and bewildered in Tokyo is a common occurrence, and not only for travelers, don't worry! But if you are going to make your visit to the Japanese capital a fun one, ... [ read more ]

The most famous tourist attractions in Tokyo

The most famous tourist attractions in Tokyo

Tokyo is one of the largest metropolises in the world, a sprawling urban jungle that comprises sevel cities. One could live in Tokyo for a lifetime and still find parts of the city that they have never seen before, and as a tourist there are no two sights in Tokyo that you'll have to see twice if you don't want to. There is so much to see and to do in this gigantic city that it's easy to find yourself at a loss when it comes to sightseeing - where to go first? While there are more sights in ... [ read more ]

The best nightclubs in Tokyo

The best nightclubs in Tokyo

Tokyo doesn't have the same fame as nightlife capital of Asia like Bangkok for example, but although most people visit the Japanese metropolis in search of cultural experiences, there are more than enough travelers who are interested in getting to know Japanese nightlife. In a city with over 13 million inhabitants, it's hardly surprising that there are more nightclubs, bars and lounges than one can count. The young party goers of the city have an incredible array of nightclubs to choose from... [ read more ]

Top 5 sushi places in Tokyo

Top 5 sushi places in Tokyo

A city with over 13 million people must have quite a stash of restaurants, and in Tokyo it seems like there is one for each inhabitant. Deciding where to eat in Tokyo can seem like an impossible endeavor, especially if you are the type to ponder your decisions seriously. The truth is, it's almost  difficult to go wrong when eating out in the Japanese capital. Almost every restaurant has a strong point, be it sushi, soba or okonomiyaki. From small neighborhood eateries where all the customer... [ read more ]

A guide to Tokyo's nightlife

A guide to Tokyo’s nightlife

Tokyo is one of the largest, most crowded metropolises on the planet; it contains twenty-six cities and twenty-three wards, and with its over 13 million inhabitants, it could be a medium country on its own. Needless to say, with this many people and several huge universities drawing youngsters from all over the country, Tokyo has a nightlife scene that doesn't have its equal anywhere else in Japan. Tokyo has its fair share of cultural attractions, but in the evening it becomes a bewildering,... [ read more ]

A guide to Tokyo’s most interesting neighbourhoods

A guide to Tokyo’s most interesting neighbourhoods

With over 12 million inhabitants, Tokyo has more people than some entire countries, and visiting it is anything but monotonous. This huge city has some surprises in stock for you at every corner - high technology that seems like something from the distant future, intermingled with glimpses of old Japan. The Japanese capital is one of the most colorful, busy and bewildering places in the country, and it's virtually impossible to see every nook and corner of it (not even the inhabitants know it pe... [ read more ]