For those who, like me, are amazed at how a city like Tokyo is able to stand where it is, and surviving to many natural disasters, here is one great video that might interest you! Enjoy!
Today I bring to you a Guest Post by an avid reader of my blog, Claire, from Traveltio! She’s a world traveler, having been to 3 continents, 16 countries, and 38 cities! She writes about her experiences and adventures in her blog at http://traveltio.com/about-me/, so if you are an avid traveler as well, I recommend you … More Guest Post: WARNING! The 9 Most Common Tourist Traps in Tokyo!
Found this poster in a metro station in Tokyo. While I think it is a great initiative, I wonder if Japanese people can’t access…?
Last Sunday, I went to Dulcinea Quartet first concert of their 2015 Japan Tour! It was held next to the Tokyo JR Station, in Tokyo Tatemono Yaesu Hall, a place where I had never been to, and that was really beautiful! Actually, it was my first time listening to a quartet performance this close, and … More Dulcinea Quartet, what a great concert!
Remember this name? Yes! It’s the strings quartet formed in the U.K. which I presented to you last year! Their fundraising campaign was a success, and as a result, their 2015 Japan Tour has been scheduled! Here are the concert dates: Date Location March 29 Tokyo March 30 Tokyo April 5 Ibaraki April 7 Aomori … More Dulcinea Quartet – Back to Japan!
Living in Tokyo has a lot of interesting aspects in your daily life. It’s quite useful, you can get almost everything you need, it’s safe, it’s clean. So, one might ask: “is there something bad in Tokyo?” Well, the routine is seen as a kind of a dark side of the city. And in a society … More The "it’s-not-my-day" days in Tokyo daily routine
Today I bring you yet another exciting campaign! “Is Japan Cool?” is a website by All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest airline, which allows visitors to explore – and vote for – the coolest aspects of Japan. Travelers planning a trip can check out the ratings and decide their “must see” attractions based on that. There … More IS JAPAN COOL? All Nippon Airways (ANA) Campaign
As you might have realized by the title of this post, yes, the top 10 busiest train stations in the world are located in Japan! Here they are: 1 – Shinjuku (Tokyo, Japan) 2 – Shibuya (Tokyo, Japan) 3 – Ikebukuro (Tokyo, Japan) 4 – Umeda (Osaka, Japan) 5 – Yokohama (Kanagawa, Japan) 6 – Kita-Senju … More Top 10 Busiest Train Stations in Japan (and in the World)
Yet another big snowfall in Tokyo, which caused lots of trouble in the trains, subway, as well as airplanes, shinkansen, highways, and so on. If you didn’t catch the situation in Tokyo which I have been sharing on Facebook, here are some pick-ups! Quite the thing eh? I was a little worried because today I … More Snow Live!
Lately it’s been awesome days! After what they say it was the heaviest snowfall in 45 years in Tokyo, a record of 27 cm was measured! Here are some pictures I took from my whereabouts! And in the middle of all this frozen environment, took place the hottest performance ever! After last year’s Popular Concert, … More THE HOTTEST AND COLDEST WEEKEND UNTIL NOW!