Nikko is just a short trip away from Tokyo, geographically, but it feels like going back in time several centuries.Continue Reading
The Decay of the Devil
I feel my creativity being reincarnated in real time, not unlike the way Kiyoaki Matsugae’s soul recycled itself throughout Shigekuni Honda’s lifetime.Continue Reading
Tokyo in Just 3 Days
It’s easy to create a Tokyo itinerary that lasts three days—or even less.Continue Reading
Is Seoul or Tokyo Right for You?
Just as it’s futile to choose between New York or Los Angeles and London or Paris, so too are Tokyo and Seoul equally indispensable to the Eastern traveler.Continue Reading
Tokyo’s Greatest Escapes
Whether you’re looking for day trips from Tokyo to accent a first taster trip to Tokyo, or are a repeat offender in search of a truly unique excursion, you’re in the right place.Continue Reading
Tokyo Starts Here
What I’m about to share is a perspective as rich and diverse as a walk through Tokyo’s streets.Continue Reading
The Frozen World and the Loneliness
When I think of winter in Japan, I think of an image I wasn’t able to capture.Continue Reading
Tokyo is More Than Sushi—or Is It?
There are more than enough reasons to visit Tokyo, regardless of your nationality.Continue Reading
How Many Days Should You Spend in Tokyo?
As a traveler (and a travel blogger), I’m always reevaluating and recalibrating my stances—the topic of how many days in Tokyo you should spend is no exception.Continue Reading
The Best Day—and Weekend—Trips from Tokyo
Whether you enjoy views of Mt. Fuji in Yamanashi, bask in the warm sea breezes in Shizuoka or the straddle the boundary between past and future in Kanagawa, these excursions from Tokyo are trips through time, space and the very bounds of reality.Continue Reading