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Sakura season

These are an early kind cherry blossom trees. The most beautiful Sakura, “Someiyoshino” is coming in two weeks in Tokyo. Although we have to face very serious earthquake situations, spring is now approaching for sure.

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GUMDOM is back!!!

Once in summer, full scale GUNDOM was built in Odaiba. It was just a temporally and was moved to Bandai factory in …

Tanabata – Star Festival

Probably you see a lot of these in Japan now. These are for Tanabata – the Star Festival. It’s based on a …

Metor and Subway day pass

It’s usually not a good idea to buy a day pass in Tokyo unless you make a very organized itinerary. Each train …

SIM card

Buying a SIM without a contract is not common in Japan. There were prepaid cell phones before but they were used criminal …

Time limited offer

Now JTB, the biggest tour company in Japan is testing double decker tour in Tokyo. You can get a free ticket here. …

Some more Free Wifi in Tokyo

NTT East Free Wifi Card At the Narita Airport you can get NTT free Wifi card. Seems only available at Terminal 2 …

SUICA and PASMO

Trains and subways are useful when you travel in Tokyo. But you may feel awkward to buy ticket each time. First you …

Free Wi-Fi in Tokyo

It’s hard to find good Wi-Fi access in Japan. Why? Please read this. http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nc20120418aa.html Simple answer is we don’t need it and …

#1: Cupnoodles Museum

I will start making a list of interesting places around Tokyo which I have never been to. Then, I will update the …

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Annular Solar Eclipse

Annular Solar Eclipse was observed in many places Japan in this morning. It reached the peak around 7:30am in Tokyo. I woke …

Ramen-Shinatatsu

I spent whole this week in Shinagawa. I stayed in the Shinagawa Prince Hotel and there was a nice ramen restaurant area …