BBQ in Tokyo

The enjoyment of cooking and eating together around the grill cannot be denied by food-lovers all over the world. Even in Japan grilled meat is an important part of many restaurants menus. However,...

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WI-FI HOTSPOT GUIDE / Official Tokyo Travel Guide GO TOKYO

In Tokyo, there is a rapidly growing number of areas that provide internet access services utilizing public wireless LAN. Thus, it is possible to enjoy high-speed wireless internet connections at a...

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Ekiben! Japanese Food on Japanese Trains and Beyond

In the US, feeding yourself while traveling is pretty much just a chore. Highway rest areas with the same fast food chains all over the country let your fuel yourself and your car at the same time,...

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Tokyo is the city to beat

At first glance, Tokyo appears like the clean, organized capital of any rich country. Yet I soon start noticing little differences — like the somewhat unhealthy fixation Japanese men have with marb...

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Character Street - Tokyo Station

Akihabara is not the only place for finding character goods. The "Character Street", located at the basement of the Tokyo Station Building, houses many character shops with goods from NHK...

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Story in my Hands – GAKUTEN Artist Spotlight

Every year in August students from all over Japan and the world gather at Tokyo Big Sight for an event organized by Design Festa called GAKUTEN. This event is for elementary, middle, high school, c...

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An Exhibition Featuring Work From Japan’s Largest Facebook Photography Page

With over 300K fans, Tokyo Camera Club is Japan’s largest community of photographers. And despite what their name will have you believe, you don’t have to be Japanese, not take pictures of Japan,...

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How Blue Lights on Train Platforms Combat Tokyo's Suicide Epidemic - Next City

The most visible of the government's anti-suicide efforts can be found in Tokyo's train stations. Photo credit: Janne Moren via Flickr There is a blue light at the end of the train platform, and it...

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Smartphone/Tablet Arms for Desktop Users

This accessory is popular among desktop gamers, who spend a long time looking at their monitors but also like to have a glance at their phones without taking their hand off the game.

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The Junk Bins of Akihabara

Akihabara, Tokyo has transformed over the years. In its present form Akihabara emerged from the ruins of a devastated Tokyo after World War 2 when the entire district was burnt to the ground. The a...

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