Although Akihabara had initially become famous for electronics, this shopping district is now more famous for being the capital of anime, manga and gaming. The nearest train station is Akihabara station, and you can really spend several days exploring this … Continue reading Things to do in Akihabara | Japanese Geek Culture
This is a guide to all the anime, manga and gaming related Shopping, Museums, Theme Parks and Cafes found in Tokyo. The google maps locations are listed beside the location. For more information on the opening hours and closing days, click on the links … Continue reading The Otaku’s Guide to Tokyo – Places Anime Fans Can’t Miss Out!
Summer in Japan can get pretty hot and humid, but it’s also a great excuse to stuff your face with cold, sweet Japanese desserts! If you’re travelling to Japan during this time, here is a list of desserts to look … Continue reading Desserts you must try in Japan!
Kyoto is filled to the brim with culture and history. With hundreds of shrines and temples, the city has become a hotspot for tourists interested in heritage and culture. But, don’t be fooled – Kyoto is a great place for … Continue reading Anime Attractions in Kyoto – Shops, Locations & More!
At the forefront of trendy teen fashion, Harajuku really stands out. Located right in the heart of Tokyo, this is where teenagers come to hang out. Although Harajuku refers to an entire neighbourhood, when people talk about it, they are … Continue reading A quick tour of Takeshita street, Harajuku
Wait, modern and culture? Although this may seem like an oxymoron, Japan is a country that not only values the old, but also accepts and develops the new. Both age-old traditions and unique Japanese creations are equally valid forms of … Continue reading Modern cultural experiences to try in Japan
My dream-come-true holiday in Japan was finally coming to an end. Needless to say I was really upset that my trip was ending, but at least I had one final day before flying off later that night. I didn’t really … Continue reading Day 23 | last day
Continuing on with the anime theme, my sister and I decided to go to Ikebukuro on day 22. Ikebukuro is home to the very famous Sunshine city which is a mall complex that literally has everything from an aquarium to the … Continue reading Day 22 | Ikebukuro
Day 19 started way too early with my transportation to the airport picking me up at an ungodly hour (5am). Travelling alone can get really stressful without people reminding you to take your chargers or not over sleep, so I … Continue reading Day 19 | first day in Tokyo
Day 17 started with us receiving our test papers and grades. To my surprise, I did pretty well (a real miracle considering I spent most of my days playing). We then continued our preparations for the skit, which was to … Continue reading Day 17 | Toji flea market & Kyoto station