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  • Asia,  Guides,  Japan

    Travel Plan: How to See Rockabilly Dancers in Tokyo

    Despite Japan’s notoriously buttoned-up culture, Tokyo is known for its eccentric characters. From cosplaying teens to anime-addicted adults, there are plenty of quirky sub-cultures to indulge in. Of them all, only one draws a dedicated weekly crowd along the streets…

  • Asia,  Guides,  Japan

    A Guide to Tokyo’s Yokocho and Tiny Bars

    Japan is known for making the absolute most out of the limited amount of space available. Whether it’s their tiny houses and apartments or compact cars, the Japanese have a general lack of claustrophobia. Down-sizing is so ingrained in the…

  • Asia,  Guides,  Japan

    The 7 Best Places to See Tokyo’s Shibuya Crossing

    Ingrained in our minds through movies, documentaries and countless Instagram shots alike, the Shibuya Crossing is the iconic image of Tokyo! The 4-way intersection is the epitome of the city’s perfect harmony of fastidious organisation and total chaos as it…

  • Asia,  Japan,  Top Lists

    The 20 Best Highlights To See In Tokyo

    Tokyo; a city regarded by any as one of the greatest cities in the world. A city which comes with such a worldwide reputation must have a plethora of attractions scattered amongst its enormous expanses. Tokyo is filled from one…

  • Guides,  Japan

    The Ultimate Travel Guide: Tokyo

    Welcome to the biggest and most chaotic city in the world. A centre of art, culture and fashion. A city which prides itself on its wide diversity for both its own cultures and of those from around the globe. Achieving…

  • Blog,  Japan

    Tokyo (Part 2)

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  • Blog,  Japan

    Tokyo (Part 1)

    After bidding a farewell to the nation I have called home for over 2 years, it was time to begin my adventure with a fresh new country; Japan. A country I’ve been dreaming of visiting ever since I was a…