Restaurants Feb 12, 2016

Chocolatiers in Tokyo

For those who are shopping for Valentine’s or White Day chocolates, why go cheap when you can really show your love with premium chocolate? We have a list of some ...

Cafe Kalia.

Restaurants Jan 26, 2016

Pancakes in Tokyo: a stacked list

bills Omotesando JR Harajuku Station (Omotesando Exit) Tokyo Metro Meijijingumae Station TEL: (03) 5772-1133 Budget: ¥3,000 Located within Tokyu Plaza in Omotesando, bills was created by Australian chef Bill Granger and famous for its ricotta ...

Plenty of places to get your Halloween freak in Japan this year.

Places Oct 23, 2015

Halloween events in Japan 2015

Halloween in Japan ... can it get any bigger or crazier. Thanks to a perfect storm of cosplay and consumerism, Japan's major cities have embraced the Western holiday in a ...

Places Mar 12, 2015

St. Patrick’s Day 2015

After the St. Patrick's Day parade, you can head out to one of Tokyo’s many Irish pubs for discounted beer, live music and festive dishes.

Clockwise from upper-left: John Gillespie / tomosuke214 / yamauchi / wombatarama

Places Jan 28, 2015

Tokyo's menagerie of pet cafes

Japan’s animal cafes fill a very important niche, as many people, especially in urban areas, live in cramped apartments with strict no-pets policies. The pet cafe allows them to connect ...

Instructor-guide Tomo Shuhama shows his fine style on an ungroomed and testing slope.

Places Jan 6, 2015

Winter travel destinations in Japan

Our natural inclination might be to stay indoors during winter, but Japan offers such a wide range of cold climate destinations, from skiing off piste in Hokkaido’s Niseko to soaking ...