Working and doing business in Japan

Overview So you decided to make the decision and move to Japan. Or perhaps you live abroad and will be visiting Japan on business. In either case you are now most likely wondering about working and doing business in Japan. These are natural concerns anyone would have when moving to a new country or visiting on business. I would like …

What’s it like living in Tokyo? Part two

In today’s post I would like to continue with “What’s it like living in Tokyo? Part two” After reading this post you will have a better understanding of what to expect when you visit Tokyo for the first time. If you haven’t read “What’s it like living in Tokyo? Part one” click here. During springtime you will see many people wearing …

What’s it like living in Tokyo?

This is a question I always get asked “What’s it like living in Tokyo?“. I would like to answer this questions in more detail as follows: But before I answer that let me first tell me more about myself and my background. I’m originally from New York. As a child while growing up I was really fascinated about Japan and …

Interesting things about Ueno Park

Introduction In today’s post I would like to tell you about a fairly famous park in Tokyo. That is Ueno Park. Ueno Park is located in the Taito Ward district of Tokyo. It was established on October 19th, 1873. Ueno Park was among Japan’s first public park created during the Meiji period. It is popular during spring and lots of …

Trendy Areas In Tokyo

Introduction In today’s article i would like to tell you about some trendy areas in Tokyo. These places offer a variety of things to see and do from shopping, eating, drinking, people watching and everything in between. If you come to visit Tokyo, then paying a visit to one or all of these places will definitely be worthwhile. So without …

Top Sightseeing Spots in Tokyo Part Two

We have discussed three top sightseeing spots in Tokyo in Part 1. In part 2, we will focus on two popular sightseeing spots namely, Tokyo Disneyland and the Sumida River Cruise. Tokyo Disneyland Tokyo Disneyland is one of the best Disney Castle Parks in the world. Tourists from all over the world visit it for the quality of maintenance, awesome dining …

Tokyo Station (東京駅)

One of the most iconic, if not the most iconic train stations in Tokyo is Tokyo Station. It is located in the heart of Tokyo in Chiyoda Ward and is across the street from the Imperial Palace. This station is served by the Shinkansen (Bullet Train). At over 3000 trains per day, Tokyo Station is the fifth busiest in terms …

Tokyo Skytree – Why It Is Such A Wonderful Place Of Tourist Interest

Japan, the Asian super power is certainly a country which inspires awe for most of us. A country that was totally devastated by the Nagasaki and Hiroshima nuclear bombs, is today standing tall. It is truly a testimony to the will and sheer determination of the fantastic Japanese people. The country is the right example of modern development without forgetting …

The 3 Major Department Stores in Tokyo

Tokyo has a number of department stores. Tokyo department stores are excellently crafted with the best infrastructure. The first department stores were established hundreds of years back. The departmental stores here in Tokyo today are huge and have everything in them from clothing, electronics and restaurants to fun games. In short you can say entering any of the department stores …

Top Sightseeing Spots In Tokyo Part One

Tokyo, Japan’s capital city, is known to have the largest metropolitan economy on Earth. Apart from the financial sector, one of the biggest contributors to this economy is the tourism industry. In fact, the city witnesses millions of tourists from other parts of the country as well as from around the world visiting every year, leading to billions in revenue …