Looking for a place to view the Rugby World Cup games live surrounded by a crowd of ardent fans? Here’s a list of 18 public viewing spaces where fans can catch all the action as it happens. Name: Sapporo Odori Park 2-chome Address: 2-chome, Odori-Nishi, Chuo-ku, ...

Wind and Green Beer Garden Closest Station: Suidobashi (JR Line, Toei Mita Line) Address: Tokyo Dome City, 1-3-61 Koraku, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0004 Tel: 03-3817-6286 Budget: ¥1,000-3,000 for dinner Seating: 400 Situated at the heart of one of Tokyo’s biggest attractions, this beer garden offers a range of draft beers that ...

This year's unprecedented 10-day-long Golden Week is a chance for people to travel and see the world. Unfortunately, with sky-high plane tickets and sold-out bullet trains, many of us will be staying in Tokyo for long staycation. If you are living in the capital ...

By Kosei Nagashima and Deborah Ariel Pantaleon Winter’s end is finally here, and soon temperatures will rise and the first plum blossoms of the year will bloom. Cherry blossoms don’t bloom until late March, so the pink, purple and white flowers will hold over people ...

By Len Kitagawa and Max Burt Cherry blossom season is rapidly approaching and it will soon be time for hanami (cherry blossom viewing) across the country. Hanami is a tradition that is hundreds of years old and is enormously popular to this day. Here are ...

While Japan is famous worldwide for its spring cherry blossoms, its autumn leaves are equally as breathtaking. The country's mountainous terrain means travelers can see hills full of reds, oranges and yellows — if they time their trips just right. Here are some of the best ...

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 big way over the past five years. And this list of Halloween events in ...

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.