INSIDE: The Ultimate Guide to Pocket Wifi Rental Japan. Updated 2019. Two years ago, on a trip to Japan, I left my internet access up to the Gods, and relied upon free wifi in Japan. Despite Japan being one of the world’s most connected countries, known for it’s advanced technological status, free wifi in Tokyo […]
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Japan loves a good animated character, and I’ve fallen in love with a few different Japanese characters in my time. Hello Kitty, Little Twin Stars, and Snoopy were part of my early childhood years, and perhaps yours too? At 15, on my first visit to Tokyo, I met Kerokeropi, the happy green frog and fell in […]
INSIDE: The ULTIMATE Shopping Guide to Daiso Tokyo in Harajuku. Updated 2019. Daiso in Japan is the ULTIMATE shop if you are wondering where to buy cheap souvenirs in Tokyo. Our favourite Daiso store in Tokyo is Daiso Harajuku. If you are travelling with kids on a family trip to Tokyo, then you MUST visit […]
INSIDE: The Ultimate Guide to the Tokyo Toy Museum. Updated 2019. Stop what you are doing. Get out your Tokyo itinerary and pop the Tokyo Toy Museum FIRST on your list of things to do with kids in Tokyo. The Tokyo Toy Museum is, hands down, the most unique, hands-on kids museum play space we […]
INSIDE: The Inside Scoop on Nekobukuro Cat Cafe in Ikebukuro. Updated April 2019. Nekobukuro Cat Cafe is a “cat’s house” – a place to visit and spend time with cats. Of all the animal cafes in Japan and Tokyo we’ve been to, and visited, this is one of our favourites. There’s 15 or so cats […]
INSIDE: The Ultimate Guide to Tokyo Station Ramen Street. If you love noodles (even of the two-minute variety), run to Tokyo Station Ramen Street. Tokyo Ramen Street Tokyo Station is a double-sided corridor of mouthwatering ramen noodle shops with flavours imported from all over Japan. The challenge is on to find best ramen in Tokyo […]
INSIDE: The Ultimate Guide to Tokyo Okashi Land at Tokyo Station. When you travel with kids in Japan, one of the SUPER DOOPER FUN things to see in Japan is the gigantic range of mouth-watering candy, snacks, and chocolate treats you’ll come across. There’s a collective word for the manufacture of them – “Okashi” in […]