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Published 11 days ago

BE A LOCAL Report 3 - Okonomiyaki, Monjayaki, and Sashimi Izakaya in Tsukishima with a Couple from Spain

BE A LOCAL Report 3 - Okonomiyaki, Monjayaki, and Sashimi Izakaya in Tsukishima with a Couple from Spain

BE A LOCAL is a part of Hub Japan’s service to match local Japanese people and tourists from overseas. This is a report of the day local Japanese hosts took guests to a dinner in Tsukishima, an Okonomiyaki/Monjayaki restaurant, sashimi Izakaya, and a quiet bar. We received a request from a coupl...

Published 22 days ago

10 Best Hatsumode Spots in Tokyo To Start the New Year

10 Best Hatsumode Spots in Tokyo To Start the New Year

If you are in Tokyo during new year holidays (Jan 1-3), experience “Hatsumode”, the first visit to shrine or temple! Japanese have a tradition to visit shrines or temples during new year holidays, January 1-3 but typically on January 1, to wish for luck, health, success, or peace in the new year...

Published 25 days ago

10 Best Ways to Experience New Years Eve in Tokyo 2017

10 Best Ways to Experience New Years Eve in Tokyo 2017

Are you spending New Year Eve in Tokyo? What do locals do on New Year’s Eve? Typical and traditional way to spend New Year Eve to Japanese is to stay at home, watch the TV Show called “Kohaku Uta Gassen”, which is like a music show popular artists sing songs, and quietly listen to the

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