Yakuza : Japanese crime organization and the tradition of tattooing
By: Date: July 16, 2021 Categories: Japanese Lifestyle,Lifestyle,Tatoo,Tokyo Lifestyle Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

The origin of the Yakuza is a pretty controversial topic :  some believe that members of the Japanese mafia derived from kabuki-mono, the seventeenth-century samurai serving the Shogun that during the Tokugawa era (one of the most peaceful periods in the history of Japan), became ronin, coalescing in communities devoted to management of gambling and other…

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Tokyo’s Popular Tourist Attraction “Shinjuku Gyoen” Guide
By: Date: June 22, 2021 Categories: Shinjuku Tags: ,

Shinjuku Gyoen, one of Shinjuku‘s popular attractions, has three distinct gardens and a large greenhouse, where residents and travelers can enjoy different flowers throughout the seasons, making it a great place to relax. Follow “Eat & Shop! Japan” and take a tour of Shinjuku Gyoen! Make sure get your travel visa before your departure.   …

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Tokyo Tower, a city symbol
By: Date: June 3, 2021 Categories: Guide,Roppongi Tags: , , , , , ,

Tokyo Tower is a communications and observation tower located in Shiba Park in Tokyo. With 332.5 metres (1091 ft), it is the second tallest artificial structure in Japan. The structure is an Eiffel Tower-inspired lattice tower that is painted white and international orange to comply with air safety regulations. From Roppongi you can see in the distance this…

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Ginza
By: Date: May 23, 2021 Categories: Ginza,Guide Tags: , , , ,

Ginza is named after the silver-coin mint established there in 1612 during the Edo period : today, it is one of the major downtown areas of Tokyo. From major department stores to specialty stores, various types can be found in Ginza. Even counting only the department stores, a wide variety of them are gathered here from…

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Capsule Hotel in Tokyo and Japan
By: Date: May 14, 2021 Categories: Guide,Lifestyle,Travel Tags: , , , ,

A Capsule Hotel is a unique style of accommodation in Japan, inspired by the pursuit of efficiency of space and functional comfort, originating from the adaptive, creative spirit of the Japanese mind. A capsule hotel offers incredibly small rooms : in fact, they are effectively long drawers in which lodgers can catch some shut-eye. In these hotels…

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Ikebukuro: a popular entertainment district in Tokyo
By: Date: May 8, 2021 Categories: Guide,Ikebukuro Tags: , , , , , ,

Ikebukuro is large and popular shopping and entertainment district in Tokyo’s Toshima ward, north west of the central Tokyo. Ikebukuro is best known for its great shopping and huge department stores and including the massive Sunshine City Shopping Centre. Ikebukuro is also home to auto giant Toyota’s Interactive showroom known as Toyota Amlux, which is…

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The wonderful Ghibli Museum in Tokyo : Hayao Miyazaki
By: Date: April 18, 2021 Categories: Tips,Travel Tags: , , , , ,

The Ghibli Museum captures the essence of the works of Miyazaki Hayao, Japan’s most prominent anime director. Any fans of Studio Ghibili ‘s films will immediately recognize the design of the museum building as reminiscent of Miyazaki’s films : it is simply a delight to walking around and look at all the details. The museum is not…

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Marunouchi, the center of Tokyo
By: Date: April 6, 2021 Categories: Guide,Marunouchi Tags: , , , , , ,

Marunouchi is basically the center of Tokyo : this district is home to the city’s main financial district, also the Imperial Palace, cultural centres and some magnificent parks and gardens. Mauronouchi is the first place that many visitors to Tokyo experience as it is home to the massive Tokyo Station, which is a major Shinkansen Bullet Train terminal, as…

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Cbd And Thc In Japan – What Are The Regulations?
By: Date: March 21, 2021 Categories: Tokyo Lifestyle

In recent years, CBD has gained enormous popularity all over the world. Most of the countries worldwide – including Japan – have made it legal, which has opened new doors for producers and distributors. It’s not the case with THC, which remains illegal here. What are the legal repercussions of possessing THC? How much CBD…

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