5 Things to do in Kamakura 鎌倉市 Japan

Kamakura 鎌倉市, just an hour from Tokyo, is one of my favorite places to visit for a day trip. This town was the center of Japanese political life during the 12th and 13th century, and it still retains the charm ...

A Taste of Mediterranean in Tokyo – Cicada Omotesando

Just a two-minute walk from Omotesando station will get you to one of the finest restaurants in Tokyo, Cicada. Cicada is housed in a 50-year-old, a three-story mansion with a large garden and swimming pool. It ...
Nikko Japan

Popular Side Trip from Tokyo 東京: Nikko 日光

Nikko 日光, is a beautiful town at the entrance to Nikko National Park. Nikko is rich in history, beautiful architecture and nature with lots of shrines, gardens, and waterfalls. Nikko is famous for the stunning ...

Things to do in Tokyo: Omotesando 表参道, Harajuku 原宿

My love affair with Omotesando 表参道 started  5 years ago when I first visited Tokyo from Osaka for a 4 day long vacation. Since then I made it a point to go there even for a couple of hours, whenever I was in To...