With 1 vending machine for every 23 people, Japan has one of the highest vending machine densities in the world.
Gothic Lolita Fashion Porcelain doll or fashion trend? Popular on Japanese television and computer games, the mass-marketed Gothic Lolita style is most prevalent on the streets of Tokyo and Osaka. […]
Kyoto is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Japan and there are many ways to get there. Travelers from overseas will fly into Kansai International Airport, while domestic […]
Kyoto Subway Kyoto has two subway lines. The Tozai Line goes across the city from east to west and the Karasuma-dori Line runs from north to south. Transferring lines is […]
Kyoto at a glance Kyoto was the capital of Japan and where the Emperor resided from 794 to 1868, when the imperial forces overthrew the Tokugawa Shogunate and moved the […]
Akihabara at a glance Akihabara is Tokyo’s center of consumer electronics. It is located in on the eastern side of Chiyoda Ward, just five minutes by train from Tokyo Station. […]
Getting to Tokyo from Narita Airport Most foreign visitors will enter Tokyo from Narita International Airport, which is 66 km (37 miles) from central Tokyo.
Tokyo Trains and Subways Tokyo‘s public transportation system is the most comprehensive in the world. It is also cleaner, safer, and more punctual than that of any other metropolis.
Tokyo is truly an amazing city where ancient tradition coexists with the ultra modern. A testament to Japan’s post-World War II economic miracle, Tokyo’s fast-paced rhythm moves to a beat […]