Drink on Budget in Yokohama

Drink on Budget in Yokohama

The amazing city of Yokohama is located on the coast of Tokyo Bay and it is one of the most visited cities of Japan. Thousands of tourists travel to Yokohama to see the sights and attractions of the city. As every Japanese city, Yokohama is full of life and even the nights are vital and exciting. If you decide to spend some time in Yokohama, you should enjoy the city's nightlife as well. The city has dozens of pubs, bars, restaurants, discos and clubs which all belong to the nightlife of... [ read more ]

Best Cinemas in the Capital

Best Cinemas in the Capital

Tokyo is definitely a very interesting city: a combination of modern and traditional Japanese aspects. The capital is also an important cultural center, with many museums, theaters, traditional inns and  cinemas. The majority of Tokyo's cinemas are located in the central area of the city and in shopping centers. Toho is the dominant cinema chain in the city: its 11 theaters play English movies as well.  In Japan, non-English movies are not dubbed, they only have subtitles in Japanese. T... [ read more ]

A guide to Osaka's nightlife

A guide to Osaka’s nightlife

Osaka might not have the wealth of historical and cultural attractions that Tokyo and Kyoto can claim, but that doesn't mean that it is not among the premier tourist destinations in Japan. Osaka is the urban paradise you've always dreamed of, with mazes of high rise buildings, neon lit signs, sprawling shopping centers and some nice parks. The city truly comes alive at night, when the clubs, bars and izakayas open their doors. Osaka's nightlife can be as bustling as Kyoto's and as elegant as... [ read more ]

A guide to nightlife in Kyoto

A guide to nightlife in Kyoto

Kyoto used to be the capital of Japan in the past, and even today it is one of the biggest cultural centers of the country. Many consider Kyoto to be the most beautiful city in Japan, and they are probably not too far off the track. Kyoto manages to embody the elegance and sensibility of old Japan, it's wonderful traditions and taste for simplicity, with the modern, neon-colored and exciting Japan of the present. Japanophiles who want to get their fix of Japanese culture, religion and cuisin... [ read more ]

Gion, the famous geisha district of Kyoto

Gion, the famous geisha district of Kyoto

If there's one thing that Kyoto is famous all over the world, it is its beautiful geisha. Ever since Japan opened its doors to foreigners after the Meiji Restoration, geisha have become one of the best known symbols of Japan. And as those of you who like films and books about Japan might know, one of the most 'geisha-spotting' site in Japan is Gion district in Kyoto. Kyoto's historic quarters can often be like a step back into history - although infused with Japan's modern spirit, they show ... [ 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 ]

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 ]