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Category: Japan

Layover at Haneda Airport? Here’s 5 Things To Do

Are you worried that you will be bored out of your senses during your several hours of layover at Haneda Airport? Haneda Airport is Japan’s busiest airport, handling more than 60 million domestic and international passengers every year. It is situated less than 30 minutes away from central Tokyo, so you will have plenty of …



Layover at Narita Airport? Here’s 4 Things To Do

Do you have a layover at Narita Airport and are wondering how to make the most out of your limited time there? About 60 kilometers away from central Tokyo, Narita Airport is one of Japan’s biggest airports. Everyday, it operates many domestic and international flights, making it one of the busiest in the world too. …



Must-Know Tips for Travelers to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Over the last few years, Tokyo has been renovating old stadiums, building new structures, and improving public transportation, to boost ease and convenience for visitors from all over the world who are coming for the 2020 Summer Olympics. If you plan to go to Japan for the Olympics, you should also make advance preparations yourself, …



Mobal – Now At Tokyo Station!

Starting 1st August 2019, Mobal sims can be collected from Tokyo Station! Just head to the Travelex booth located in the Marunouchi North exit. About Tokyo Station Tokyo Station is more than just a travel hub. Upgraded from a station to a “station-city” it’s now a must visit area. Collect your pre-ordered Mobal sim and …



The Happiest Place on Earth: DisneySea

  They say money can’t buy happiness, but money sure can buy tickets to the happiest place on Earth: DisneySea. That’s right, Tokyo is home to not just one Disneyland attraction park, but two of them! What’s even better is that DisneySea is specifically designed to be catered to adults rather than children. This place …



Little Korea in Tokyo: Shin-Okubo Korean Town

  If you want to try something new in Japan, we definitely recommend going to Shin-Okubo Korean Town! Located near Shinjuku Kabukicho, there are a bunch of authentic Korean restaurants which sell Korean BBQ, Korean fried chicken and spicy food. They also have K-pop stores and Korean grocery stores, for those who love K-pop and …



Japan’s Unique KitKat Flavours

  Did you know in Japanese the phrase “Kitto Katsu” means “You will surely win”? Doesn’t this phrase sound similar to KitKat, or Kitto-Katto (the Japanese pronunciation)? These coincidental phrasings are often credited to the extensive success KitKats/ Nestlé has found in Japan. Often correlated to good luck charms among students, many buy them as …



Matcha Flavoured Snacks You Need to Try in Japan!

This history of matcha dates back nearly thousands of years when China was in the midst of dynasties and Japan was ruled by Shogun clans. In Japan, it is common for foreigners and locals alike to attend a Japanese Tea Ceremony. This ritual is called “Chado” or “Sado”, meaning “the way of tea”. A Zen …



Awesome Store – Slightly High-end Version of DAISO?

Jioh and Lena are back at it again in Tokyo Dome City and this time we discovered another amazing and hidden gem: Awesome Store. Yes, it’s really called that!      Awesome Store is kind of like a “high-end” Daiso. Most of they’re products are over 100 yen, but they are still really cheap- but …



Taking You Back to Japanese Retro Vibe

Tokyo Dome City is full of wonder and attractions from roller coasters and water rides to stationary galore. However, there was one shop in the midst of this shopping mall that struck a different chord in our hearts, full of retro toys and snacks: Dagashi Yumeya. This place is on the fourth floor of Tokyo …






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