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Hyatt Centric Ginza Tokyo – Hotel Review

Hyatt Centric Ginza Hotel Tokyo

Hyatt Centric Ginza Hotel in Tokyo is a classy, 5 star boutique hotel, part of the Hyatt Group of hotels. I always used to stay at the Hyatt Regency in Shinjuku. In 2019 I ended up staying at the Hyatt

Posted in Ginza, Hotels, Japan, Tokyo, Tokyo Hotels

Teppanyaki Grill Restaurant at Hyatt Regency Tokyo

Teppanyaki Grill at Hyatt Regency Tokyo

Teppanyaki is an awesome dining experience everyone should experience when they visit Japan. At the Hyatt Regency Tokyo Hotel in Shinjuku, they have an awesome Teppanyaki Grill restaurant located on the 3rd floor. The experts chefs cook up top-quality Kobe beef,

Posted in BBQ, Fine dining, Food, Japan, Japanese, Shinjuku, Shinjuku_Restaurant, Teppanyaki, Tokyo, Tokyo Hotels

Tokyo Skytree – Japan’s tallest tower

Tokyo Skytree World's Tallest Tower

Tokyo Skytree, the tallest free standing tower in the world, opened on 22nd May 2012. Even now it is still one of the most popular tourist attractions in Tokyo. If you get to Tokyo Skytree later in the day you

Posted in Feature article, Japan, Tokyo

24 Hours In Tokyo – Timelapse video

24 hours in Tokyo timelapse video

Check out our timelapse video of Tokyo, showing the most popular tourist destinations including Shinjuku, Kabukicho, Shibuya, Roppongi, Odaiba, Tokyo Tower, Ginza, Roppongi Hills, Zozoji Buddhist Temple, Sensoji Temple, Meiji Jingu Shrine, Hanazono Shrine and the Imperial Palace    

Posted in Feature article, Japan, Tokyo

Yasukuni Shrine Tokyo

Yasukuni Shrine Tokyo

Yasukuni Shrine or Yasukuni Jinja (靖国神社) located in Tokyo was built by Emperor Meiji in 1869. Yasukuni Shrine enshrines over 2,466,000 names of Japanese people who have died during war time. This includes the Boshin War, Seinan War, Sino-Japanese War,

Posted in Feature article, Japan, Temples, Tokyo

Zojoji Buddhist Temple Tokyo

Zojoji Buddhist Temple Tokyo

Zojo-ji Temple (増上寺) is a large Buddhist Temple located close to Roppongi Tokyo, just next to Tokyo Tower. The temple was founded in 1393 by the Jodo Shu buddhist denomination as the central monastery in Kando (East Japan) region. The

Posted in Feature article, Japan, Roppongi, Temples, Tokyo

Xi’an Chinese Restaurant Nishi-Shinjuku Tokyo

Soup dumplings at Xian Chinese Restaurant Nishi-Shinjuku

Xi’an Chinese Restaurant is a popular Chinese Restaurant serving food from Xi’an in western China. Street food, dumplings, roast duck / pork, stir fries and Chinese Hot Pot. Located on the Western side of Shinjuku train station, just a few minutes

Posted in Asian, Chinese, Food, Shinjuku, Shinjuku_Restaurant, Tokyo

Vietnam Frog Vietnamese Restaurant Shiodome Tokyo

Vietnam Frog Vietnamese Restaurant Tokyo

Vietnam Frog Restaurant is a casual dining Vietnamese restaurant located directly above Shiodome train station on the Oedo line, just a few minutes walk from Ginza Tokyo. They have menus in Japanese and English. With an extensive food menu and a

Posted in Asian, Food, Ginza, Ginza Restaurants, Tokyo, Vietnamese

Hibiya Park Tokyo

Hibiya Park Tokyo

Hibiya Park in Tokyo is located close to Ginza and at the southern end of the Imperial Palace Gardens. Hibiya Park covers an area of 161,636.66 square meters. During the Edo Period the park land housed several feudal lord mansions

Posted in Feature article, Ginza, Japan, Tokyo

Diya Indian Restaurant Roppongi Tokyo

Buffet lunch at Diya Indian Restaurant Roppongi

Diya Indian Restaurant is casual dining Indian Restaurant located in the Roppongi Hills Shopping Complex. They have an all you can eat buffet at lunch time and al a carte menu in the evening. Traditional Indian curries and tandoori dishes –

Posted in Food, Indian, Roppongi, Roppongi_Restaurants, Tokyo