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Cheap Eats in Tokyo – Where to get a cheap meal in Tokyo

Tokyo Cheap Eats

Tokyo can be an expensive city to eat out in. But there are still loads of cheap restaurants where you can get a meal for under 1000 Yen. I am going to show you 6 Japanese chain restaurants where you can

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

Eating Japanese Katsu Curry in Tokyo

Japanese curry in Tokyo

When I visit Tokyo, one of my favourite Japanese comfort foods to eat is Japanese curry, and more specifically Katsu curry, that delicious Japanese curry with rice with a big slab of pork cutlet on top. When the weather in

Posted in Food, Japan, Japanese, Shinjuku, Tokyo

Best Views Over Tokyo

View over Tokyo at night from North Tower

If you are looking for the best views over Tokyo then head to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building in Nishi-Shinjuku, on the western side of Shinjuku Train Station, around 10 minutes walk from the West Exit. Check out the video

Posted in Feature article, Japan, Shinjuku, Tokyo

Vietnam Alice Vietnamese Restaurant Shinjuku Tokyo

Vietnam Alice Vietnamese Restaurant Tokyo

If you are looking for some great Vietnamese food in Tokyo then head to Vietnam Alice Vietnamese Restaurant, located within Lumine I, directly above Shinjuku Train Station. Vietnam Alice has been serving up traditional Vietnamese food in Tokyo for many

Posted in Food, Japan, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Vietnamese

What to do in Tokyo in October

October is an excellent month to visit Tokyo. I rate October as one of the best months to visit Tokyo. The weather is really good, with bright sunny days, very little rain fall and the temperature is still warm to

Posted in Feature article, Ginza, Japan, Roppongi, Shinjuku, Tokyo

What To Do In Tokyo in September

Tokyo Beer Gardens in September

September is a great time of year to visit Tokyo. September is the first month of Autumn, the peak of the hot summer days are over but it is still nice and warm in Tokyo to get out and about

Posted in Feature article, Ginza, Japan, Roppongi, Shinjuku, Tokyo

Restaurant with a great view over Shinjuku Tokyo – Hibiki Restaurant

Restaurant with a view over Shinjuku Tokyo

If you are looking for a restaurant with a great view over Shinjuku Tokyo then go check out Hibiki Restaurant. Hibiki Restaurant is a Japanese restaurant located on the 49th Floor of the Shinjuku Nomura Building which is located on

Posted in Food, Japan, Japanese, Shinjuku, Tokyo

Where to withdraw cash from Tokyo ATM machines

ATM Cash Machines in Tokyo 7 Eleven Stores

It is now easier than ever to withdraw cash from an ATM cash machine in Tokyo using a foreign issued credit or debit card. It used to be so difficult to find an ATM in Tokyo which accepted foreign issued

Posted in Feature article, Ginza, Japan, Roppongi, Shinjuku, Tokyo

Kabuki Benzaiten Shrine in Kabukicho Shinjuku Tokyo

Kabuki Benzaiten Shrine Shinjuku

Kabuki Benzaiten Shrine is a small Japanese Shinto shrine located in Kabukicho Park, right in the heart of Kabukicho, Tokyo’s red light district, on the eastern side of Shinjuku Train Station. Enshrined within Kabuki Benzaiten Shrine is Benaiten, the Shinto

Posted in Feature article, Japan, Shinjuku, Tokyo

Inarikiō Shrine Shinjuku Tokyo

Inariko Shrine Shinjuku Tokyo

Inarikiō Shrine is a small Shinto Shrine located in Shinjuku Tokyo, just on the other side of Kabukicho, on the Eastern side of Shinjuku Train Station. The grounds of Inarikiō Shrine are surrounded by apartment buildings. The main shrine at Inarikio

Posted in Feature article, Japan, Shinjuku, Tokyo