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47Ronin | Explore the footstep of real Samurais in Tokyo

How did you enjoy a film by Keanu Reeves “47Ronin”? The concept of 47Ronin is based on a true story of 47 samurais, united to avenge the death of their master, Asano Naganori. Long story in short During an important ceremony at Shogun’s Edo Castle, Asano Naganori was unable to tolerate insult and assaulted Lord […]

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Mount Takao | Easy weekend gettaway for Tokyo people

Mount Takao is a popular hiking spot, located within one hour from downtown Tokyo and was awarded with three star by Michelin Green Guide. Both rope-way and railway are available and Mount Takao is an easy-access for everyone. About 2.5 million people visit Mount Takao every year. Maple tree is beautiful during fall Real hikers […]

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Free Wi-Fi at Starbucks | Register before you travel to Tokyo

In order to avoid international iPhone data roaming charges, you may turn off data roaming while you are in Tokyo. So free Wi-Fi spot must be really helpful for travelers. One of free Wi-Fi spots in Tokyo is at Starbucks. You have access to free and really fast internet connection while sipping a cup of […]

SUKIYAKI | Want to explore Japanese food culture one step further?

Beef Sukiyaki at Morita-Ya Specializes in Su-ki-ya-ki and beef steak, flagship store of Morita-Ya is in Kyoto. Morita-Ya is one of highly recommended restaurants in Ma-ru-no-u-chi area. If you are visiting newly renovated Tokyo Station and in the mood to explore Japanese unique food culture, you may want to include Morita-Ya, located right in the […]

Must have iPhone app while traveling to Tokyo

Planning to go out tonight? You can get all the latest official live house and club events in Tokyo with iFlyer’s new iPhone app. This app was just released this week! Download iFlyer app now Halloween party everywhere on Oct 25th (Friday). Check out the list of all halloween events in Tokyo with iFlyer app. […]