Meiji Jingu, Yoyogi Park and Ota Museum | Harajuku Tokyo (Part 1)

Meiji Jingu, Yoyogi Park and Ota Museum | Harajuku Tokyo (Part 1)

Harajuku Tokyo (原宿) lies between Shinjuku and Shibuya on the Yamanote Line. At Harajuku, you get to witness Japan’s teenage scene and eccentric fashion at Takeshita Dori (Takeshita Street). And you get to shop at stylish Omotesando Hills or the nearby hipster district, Cat Street. There’s more shopping at LaForet 

Walking Around Glitzy Ginza, Japan

Walking Around Glitzy Ginza, Japan

Ginza (銀座) is Tokyo’s famous upmarket shopping, dining and entertainment district on one of Japan’s most expensive real estate. In this district, you will be surrounded with high-end boutiques, department stores, art galleries, restaurants, night clubs and cafes. Ginza used to be the site for silver coin mint from 

What to Eat in Ginza Tokyo?

What to Eat in Ginza Tokyo?

For food lovers hunting for good food around Tokyo, I’m writing a series of the food we tried (or almost tried) around Ginza, Harajuku, Shibuya and Shinjuku. Look out for our honest reviews. :P First up, what to Eat in Ginza Tokyo? Tsukiji Fish Market Before starting your 

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office, Tokyo Skytree or Tokyo Tower?

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office, Tokyo Skytree or Tokyo Tower?

There are many places in Tokyo where you can admire the incredible panoramic views of the city. People usually head to Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office, Tokyo Skytree or Tokyo Tower. Otherwise, you can go to other sites which include Roppongi Hills, Tokyo World Trade Center, Bunkyo Civic Center and 

Visiting Tsukiji Fish Market | Ginza, Tokyo

Visiting Tsukiji Fish Market | Ginza, Tokyo

Is Tsukiji Fish Market moving? If not, what are the hours? Any good sushi here? Find out more. :) About Tsukiji Fish Market Tsukiji Market (築地市場) is a wholesale market for fish, fruits and vegetables in Tokyo. This market is the largest of its kind 

Doraemon Museum (Fujiko F. Fujio), Tokyo

Doraemon Museum (Fujiko F. Fujio), Tokyo

Doraemon has been around for decades and still remains popular till this date. So the museum appeals to both children and adults who grew up with the series. I am one of those who grew up watching Doraemon cartoon series! And I love it~ What better way to reminisce 

How To Layer Clothes for Winter? (Part 1)

How To Layer Clothes for Winter? (Part 1)

If you’ve not been to cold countries and you’re thinking of how to layer clothes for winter, you’ve come to the right place! And you must definitely read on if you’re a Singaporean and a female. Being from tropical Singapore, I am like most Singaporeans 

Travel from Tokyo to Hokkaido

Travel from Tokyo to Hokkaido

The reason for our Japan trip was to ski in Niseko, Hokkaido! We could have bought the return air tickets from Singapore to Hokkaido. However, it turns out that the “direct” flight from Singapore to Hokkaido is not that direct. We will still need to 

Fly from Tokyo to Hokkaido

Fly from Tokyo to Hokkaido

The reason for our Japan trip was to ski in Niseko, Hokkaido! We could have bought the return air tickets from Singapore to Hokkaido. However, it turns out that the “direct” flight from Singapore to Hokkaido is not that direct. We will still need to 

Hokkaido Shinkansen: Travel from Tokyo to Hokkaido

Hokkaido Shinkansen: Travel from Tokyo to Hokkaido

When we were in Japan end-Feb, early-Mar, Hokkaido Shinkansen (Bullet Train) has not opened. But we did see a huge countdown clock at JR Sapporo for the Shinkansen’s opening on 26 March 2016. It sounded like a big deal! Of course, Hokkaido Shinkansen is only 

How to get from Haneda Airport to Tokyo (Shinjuku / Shibuya)

Scroll down for the various options to travel from Haneda Airport to Tokyo:  Tokyo Monorail & JR Easiest Way Price: 490 yen (one way) from Haneda Airport to Hamamatsu Cho; another 200 yen to Shinjuku 500 yen (one way) from Haneda Airport Terminal to any 

How to get from Narita Airport to Tokyo (Shinjuku / Shibuya)

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in April 2016 and a few links have been updated for accuracy. Three options to travel from Narita Airport to Tokyo. N’EX (Narita Express) Fast and convenient, but not cheap Price: 4,000 yen, ~S$50 (round trip); from 3,020