Category: Travel

Have fun at Tokyo Disney Resort
By: Date: May 16, 2011 Categories: Guide,Travel Tags: , , , , ,

Tokyo Disney Resort consists of two theme parks :  Tokyo Disneyland, a “Magic Kingdom” park, that was the first Disney theme park to be built on non-U.S. territory : it opened in April 1983 and was an instant success. The sister park is the Tokyo Disney Sea, which opened in September 2001, is an oceanic-themed park exclusive to Japan. By all…

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Meet Hello Kitty and more at Sanrio Puroland in Tokyo
By: Date: May 9, 2011 Categories: Guide,Travel Tags: , , , , ,

If you are a fan of “Hello Kitty“, then you have to visit her own theme park at Sanrio Puroland in Tokyo. Here, a life-size Kitty greets guests to this all-indoor interactive fantasy land in western of the Japan capital. Sanrio Puroland is an approximately 30 minutes train ride from Shinjuku station : this theme-park…

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Haneda Airport: gateway from the world to Tokyo
By: Date: April 19, 2011 Categories: Guide,Travel Tags: , , , , , , ,

Haneda Airport (HND), formally known as Tokyo International Airport, was opened in 1931. With the opening of Narita Airport (NRT) in 1978, Narita Airport took over most of Tokyo’s international air traffic and Haneda Airport was designated to handle Tokyo’s domestic air traffic. However, the completion of a new runway and international terminal building in October 2010, marked a…

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The wonderful Ghibli Museum in Tokyo : Hayao Miyazaki
By: Date: April 18, 2011 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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Capsule Hotel in Tokyo and Japan
By: Date: April 14, 2011 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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Love Hotels: where to have sex and find any comfort in Tokyo
By: Date: April 12, 2011 Categories: Guide,Tokyo Lifestyle,Travel Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Love Hotels (also know as fashion hotels) are hotels that offer double rooms for short periods of time : you can find them usually near the stations or at certain strategic points in the most popular districts. In a love hotel, the privacy is complete : there are several discreet entrances and at reception you can…

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