Ikea Harajuku, which opened on June 8, is the Swedish furniture chain’s first city-style store in Japan. But does it still have meatballs and ball pits?
An unabashedly, highly biased guide to Koenji, an area known for being the centre of Tokyo’s alternative culture. And in my personal experience, crazies.
Henn Na Hotel is a hotel chain in Japan staffed by robots, where you can stay without having to interact with another human being. I decided to try it out.
Time to check out The Soho in Odaiba, a modern 13-storey office complex that has become a landmark Instagram spot for its colourful exterior.
For 10 months in 2013-2014, I lived in China teaching English. Here are 6 stories from my rather unwise decision to live in Yongzhou, Hunan Province.
A slight deviation from travel posts, lately I’ve been doing a lot of introspection and reflection on life in general.
Enter Mazaria, the newest VR arcade in town. Opened on July 12, Bandai Namco’s Ikebukuro reincarnation of the VR Zone in Shinjuku is crazy fun for all ages.
Here are 5 last-minute Golden Week ideas for those of us who have missed the cheap flights, but still want to make full use of the 10-day holiday!
The newly-opened Poop Museum in Yokohama shows just how fun Japan has made something traditionally seen as gross. Read a firsthand report on a day of UNKO!
Only 80 mins from Tokyo, the Matsuda Cherry Blossom Festival offers the chance to see Kawazuzakura, early-blooming cherry blossoms, as early as February.