Shimbashi

Specialities Neighborhoods - Stopping at Shimbashi station means you’re at one of Tokyo's main transit points. Connecting several different lines (JR, Tokyo Metro and Yurikamome) ...

Tamachi

Specialities Neighborhoods - Formerly just another part of Tokyo Bay, Tamachi didn’t actually exist until about the 1900s when the area was eventually filled in. The station was.....

A One-Day Tour of Tokyo’s Suginami Ward

Specialities Neighborhoods - Know before you go... This itinerary takes you on foot and by train around the four main neighborhoods of Suginami Ward in western Tokyo: Nishi-O...

Edogawa

Specialities Neighborhoods - Long dismissed by Tokyoites as a part of Chiba Prefecture, Edogawa, the easternmost ward of Tokyo, is a blend of shitamachi (downtown) flair, brillian...

Kitano Ijinkan

Specialities Neighborhoods - Discover the picturesque cobbled streets of a quaint 19th-century neighborhood tucked away in Hyogo Prefecture. Situated on the foothills of Kobe’s...

Okuoikojo Station

Specialities Transport - Located in the heart of Shizuoka’s mountain country Okuoikojo station sits perched on a cliff in the middle of a lake. The unstaffed station is the...

Tsukiji

Specialities Neighborhoods - Located southeast of Tokyo station, Tsukiji district was home to the 83-year-old world-famous Tsukiji Fish Market. The market has since moved to the...

Shimokitazawa

Specialities Neighborhoods - With its bohemian vibe and laid-back atmosphere, Shimokitazawa smacks of urban modern cool, with numerous hipster coffee shops, laneways full of secon...

Yamaguchi City

Specialities Transport - The  capital of Yamaguchi prefecture, Yamaguchi city is famous for its old fashioned values. The city has an irresistible quaintness about it. If you ...

Shinjuku Nichome

Specialities LGBT - Tokyo has amazing nightlife options, and the choices aren’t just for straight travelers. Just a convenient walk from Shinjuku lies Ni-chome, Tokyo’s g...

Shin-Kiba

Specialities Neighborhoods - Shin-Kiba might lack the name recognition of Shinjuku or Shibuya, but it’s a good spot to know for those looking to break away from Tokyo’s...

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