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BLG Gyoza Pub in Shinjuku Tokyo

Gyoza meal at BLG Gyoza Pub Shinjuku

BLG Gyoza Pub is a great little restaurant serving up delicious Japanese Gyoza dumplings. This small 31 seat restaurant is located in Nishi-Shinjuku Tokyo, just a few minutes walk from the western exit of Shinjuku Train Station. BLG stands for

Posted in Food, Japan, Japanese, Pub Food, Shinjuku, Tokyo

Ameya-Yokochō Markets – Ueno Tokyo

Ameya-Yokocho Markets Tokyo

Ameya-Yokochō is an open air market place located close to Ueno Train Station in northern part of Tokyo. The market is located down 2 pedestrian only alley ways, running next to the train line between Ueno and JR Okachimachi station.

Posted in Feature article, Japan, Tokyo

Dining with the Fishes in Shinjuku Tokyo at Den Aquaroom

Dining at Den Aquaroom Shinuku Tokyo

If you are looking for a nice relaxing restaurant in Shinjuku Tokyo, with a bit of a difference, then go and check out Den Aquaroom, located in Shinjuku Sanchome, just a short walk from the eastern exit of Shinjuku train

Posted in Food, Italian, Japan, Seafood, Shinjuku, Tokyo

Tempura Kondo Restaurant Ginza Tokyo

Tempura Kondo Restaurant Ginza Tokyo

Tempura Kondo Restaurant is a Michelin star restaurant located in the heart of Ginza, the high end fashion area of Tokyo Japan. Infact Kondo restaurant has been awarded 2 stars for the last few years, making it the best Tempura

Posted in Food, Ginza, Japan, Japanese, Tokyo

Best Bars in Shinjuku with great views over Tokyo

The Best Bar in Tokyo

Where do you go for some great bars in Tokyo with amazing views over the Tokyo skyline? I think the best place to go is Nishi-Shinjuku (West Shinjuku) also referred to as Skyscraper City. Just west of Shinjuku train station,

Posted in Feature article, Japan, Shinjuku, Tokyo

Best Hotels in Kabukicho Shinjuku Tokyo

Best Hotels in Kabukicho Tokyo

Kabukicho is known as Tokyo’s red light district but it development in recent years is turning Kabukicho into a popular entertainment district with loads of great restaurants, bars and a huge cinema complex right in the heart of Kabukicho. Read

Posted in Hotels, Shinjuku, Tokyo

Best Hotels in Shinjuku Tokyo

Shinjuku is one of the best areas of Tokyo to stay. With the massive Shinjuku Train station, it is easy to get to all other areas of Tokyo and with connections to the bullet trains to travel to other parts

Posted in Hotels, Shinjuku, Tokyo

Top 10 Best Luxury Hotels in Tokyo

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Tokyo

Tokyo has some of the best luxury hotels in the world. Hotels all over Tokyo are quite expensive and the top of the range hotels are out of range for most people. But lets take a peak at the best hotels

Posted in Hotels, Japan, Tokyo

Beer and Yakitori in Tokyo

Omoide Yokocho Shinjuku Tokyo Japan

There are 10s of thousands of restaurants all over Tokyo to choose from though I think some of the best places to eat in Tokyo and the various drinking streets. There are a number of so called drinking streets which

Posted in Feature article, Japan, Shinjuku, Tokyo

Cool Piano Jazz Bar in Shinjuku Tokyo

Vagabond Piano Bar Shinjuku

Vagabond Bar is a very cool piano bar located just 2 minutes walk from Shinjuku Train Station on the western side of the station. Vagabond Bar has been open since 1976 at the same location. Vagabond Bar is a small

Posted in Feature article, Japan, Shinjuku, Tokyo