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Meguro – EASE Studio’s

Meguro EASE Studio’s are impressive locations you can rent for your photo shoot. Pretty expensive to rent, but luckily you can walk around  “New York Street” and “Paris street” for free and make some nice photos. The studio’s are just a short walk from Meguro Station. Make sure to take...

Meguro – Institute for Nature Study

The Institute for Nature Study (自然教育園) in Meguro is a park where you can find many different species of trees, plants and flowers. This institute is to preserve the natural environment of Tokyo’s marshlands, parks and forests and is mainly used for education and research. You wouldn’t think you’re still...

Yokohama – Negishi Forest Park

The Negishi Forest Park (根岸森林公園) in Yokohama is a huge, beautiful park and with more than 350 Sakura Trees it’s one of Yokohama’s most popular cherry blossom spots. The park was built in 1867 and used to be a horse racetrack for over 80 years. After the Second World War...

Shinjuku Gyoen

Shinjuku Gyoen (新宿御苑) is beautiful all year round, especially during the Sakura period. The park is one of Tokyo’s most popular Hanami (Sakura viewing) spots, but is large enough to reserve a nice spot for yourself to pick-nick under the Sakura trees. The park also has a beautiful greenhouse with...

Kamata – Miffy Station

You can find this cute Miffy store in Kamata station. Must visit if you’re a Miffy fan. Beside traditional Dutch Miffy products, you’ll find special Japanese Miffy versions and products as well. They sell plushies, home accessories, stationary and more. The store is daily opened. Official Miffy website (in Dutch,...

Ibaraki-ken: Kairakuen Garden

Kairakuen Garden, located in Ibaraki-ken,  is one of the best places to see Plum Blossom during the begin of Spring. Besides plum blossom you can also visit a beautiful, traditional house which gives you a nice view of the surrounded nature. One side of the garden is filled with bamboo...

Utsunomiya – Gyoza and the Futaarayama Shrine

Utsunomiya (宇都宮市) is the capital of Tochigi Prefecture(栃木県) and is famous for it’s delicious Gyoza (dumplings). In front of Utsunomiya Station there is even a Gyoza statue and there are about 200 specialty Gyoza shops spread throughout the city. All the Gyoza shops have their own special flavored Gyoza and...

Fukushima – Koriyama and Bandaimachi

Many people think that Fukushima is not accessible anymore due to the major disaster that happened in 2011. However, many cities inside Fukushima were not affected by the disaster and are definitely worth visiting. You will support the economy of Fukushima by visiting their prefecture and the people will be...

Vintage neighborhood Shimokitazawa

Shimokitazawa (下北沢) is a unique neighborhood and a great place if you’re looking for Retro, Vintage, Zakka, record shops or if you want to visit theaters and live houses. Shimokitazawa is a small town close to Shibuya and Shinjuku and is filled with unique, charming shops selling new and second...

Ueno – National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo

The National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo. Not only the exhibitions are impressive, the building itself is gorgeous as well. The museum is huge with its 6 floors filled to the brim with stuff to explore. Even just getting a short impression of everything will take half a day. Lots...