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By Benjamin Pratt | April 12, 2016

Sukiya made it possible for me to survive my first trip to Japan without going hungry or broke. It’s since been a go-to option for a cheap, easy and delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner or midnight snack. Just pretty much whenever I’m hungry. Since then I’ve eaten there enough to be dubbed the unofficial International Sukiya…

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By Claire D'hooghe | April 10, 2016

Even though we have been to this city a shitload there’s still some trips we haven’t taken. Tokyo is insane in size and to try to see and do everything in a short number of days is near on impossible, especially if you want to immerse yourself in the culture and character of your experience….

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By Benjamin Pratt | April 7, 2016

So, you’re in Tokyo and aren’t used to the ramen-gyoza-miso-combo for breakfast lunch and dinner and the lack of any designer malls or shops situated in the same place. Well, my slightly spoilt friend, don’t I have a tip for you. If you love luxury, have more money than sense and a wad of cash…

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By Claire D'hooghe | April 5, 2016

The Ghibli Museum is an interactive trip through Japan’s most famous animation studio. Home to a hands-on adventure through the world of acclaimed animator and director Hayao Miyazaki, this is a must visit for any hard-core fans. Though for the average traveller, if you’ve ever seen or been interested in films like Ponyo, My Neighbor Totoro and Spirited Away,…

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By Claire D'hooghe | April 2, 2016

Yoyogi Park is a paradise, a gem of green in the middle of a concrete jungle. If you’re in Tokyo and anywhere near the Harajuku or Ginza area you cannot miss this magical and mystical dreamlike place. It’s a vast natural estate with open space, trees, flowerbeds, dog parks and a circuit cycling track, and also…

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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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