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As evident in my Local’s Activity Guide to Tokyo, I have spent much of my time in Japan suffering perpetual ADD and thus, seeking oddball adventures. Even as a newbie to the country at 22 years of age, most of my weekends included escapes beyond little Harima-cho. So as a follow-up to that last one, here comes "Japan Activity Guide." Now Read More

Tokyo activity guide local

Skytree/ Tokyo Tower. Harajuku girls. Conveyor belt sushi. Sumo. Robot restaurant. Have I summed up your Tokyo bucket list? Maybe it’s time to step out of the box and put down that Lonely Planet for a slightly more unique Tokyo activity guide. Writing for Tokyo’s Metropolis magazine as a Tokyo resident, I was constantly in need Read More

Tokyo obstacle course Shimizu Park

Channel your inner child at a Japanese obstacle course park Even the busiest, self-loathing businessman needs a break from the monotony of Tokyo life. In a city of people, sometimes we just want to scream and laugh. And push ourselves into murky ponds full of amoeba. There’s a simple solution to that... obstacle course. Fuiirudo asurechikkusu Read More

In a city comprising nearly 14 million people, you’re bound to find food to satiate your refined palate. And even though the city and the country remain largely homogeneous, Tokyoites embrace international cuisine like a welcome plague. Yet, expats complain of the lack of ‘merican awesomeness. In terms of sandwiches (see above picture of The Read More