Month: March 2016

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By Benjamin Pratt | March 30, 2016

One thing you’re going to figure out really quickly about Japanese people; they really love their gardens. Maybe it’s ‘cause they can’t have them in their shoebox apartment balconies, but gardens sprawl out all over most metropolis cities in Japan. And Tokyo has a whole bunch, including the Shinjuku Gyoen National Gardens. Like Yoyogi Park, Shinjuku…

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By Claire D'hooghe | March 24, 2016

Having visited this city a whole bunch’a times we have seen and done just about everything there is in Tokyo. It’s a huge place where skyscrapers snake rivers for miles; where cutting-edge fashion trends and revolutionary animal cafes sprout up spontaneously in the blink of an eye; and where street-side and balcony gardens are in…

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By Benjamin Pratt | March 12, 2016

Situated right in the heart of Akihabara, Japan’s Electric Town and the gaming kingdom of the world, is my favourite and most recommended retro entertainment enclave: Super Potato. A three-story shrine to humble home hardware systems of the 20th century; a clear Japanese arcade-factory holding a treasure trove of stock recognizable from mainstream westernized entertainment,…

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By Benjamin Pratt | March 9, 2016

Every year – heck man, I’m even prepared to say every week – thousands of extreme finger fidgeters (better known as gamers) and nostalgic ‘90s kid are hitting Tokyo and heading straight to the frantic energy of the neon-lit tech paradise, Akihabara. Picture it like a shrine of everything gizmo and gadgetry that the west…

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