Tagged: shopping

Akihabara – Pedestrian Street and Summer Heath

Blue sky, Cute woman in Yukata, Maids handing out paper fans.. Akihabara is even better during Summer. There are many cafes and restaurants selling ice cream and other refreshments to keep you cool despite the summer heat. Every Sunday it’s pedestrian street in the main street of Akihabara. It gives...

Classy Jiyugaoka

Jiyugaoka is a unique and classy neighborhood in the Meguro Ward. It has lots of cute “Zakka” (home accessories) shops, fashion boutiques, fancy restaurants, luxurious cafes and is definitely a great place to spend your Sunday afternoon. Jiyugaoka has a calm, relaxed atmosphere and is a great place to escape...

Yasukuni Sakura Matsuri

During the end of March until the beginning of April you can enjoy the Yasukuni Sakura Matsuri. The Yasukuni Shrine is one of the most popular spots to enjoy Sakura. There are about 400 Sakura Trees around the area. When all of them are in full bloom it creates a...

Musashikoyama Palm Shopping Arcade

The Musashikoyama Palm Shopping Arcade (武蔵小山商店街パルム) is the longest, indoor shopping arcade in the Tokyo area. Most of the shops are traditional sweet and kitchen utensils, new and secondhand clothing shops and old game centers, which are small but very charming! There are some big names like Tsutaya, KFC, Book-off...

Akihabara in the Autumn

The colors of the Autumn leaves in combination with colorful buildings gives you an amazing view and atmosphere while walking around in Akihabara. Japanese Autumn can still be very warm, but there are enough (theme) cafes to relax and cool down. There are often events during the weekends and most...

Yokohama – Minato Mirai 21

Yokohama (横浜) is located in the Kanagawa Prefecture and is Japan’s second largest city. You will never get bored in this huge Harbor City. Especially Minato Mirai 21 (みなとみらい21) has a lot to offer. Boat tours, shopping malls, an amusement park and more! Minato Mirai (translated to “Harbor of the...

Jiyugaoka – La Vita

Located in the back streets of Jiyugaoka, you’ll find this small but charming outdoor shopping complex named La Vita (otherwise known as Little Venice). There are a few cafes, beauty salons, Flower shops and a Yoga Center which offers Dog Yoga as well. La Vita is easy to combine with a...