Hi friends! The latest Tokyo sumo tournament has now ended and we were able to get some tickets this time round. Tickets for sumo tournaments (especially in Tokyo) are notoriously difficult to get - tickets for January sold out within 4 minutes when they went on sale in December. Anyway, we had a total blast … Continue reading How to see Sumo in Japan
Hi friends! I hope you had an excellent Christmas. A few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to go to Tokyo DisneySea and Tokyo Disneyland in one day, and I came away with a really surprising preference out of the two. I thought I'd break down how we got tickets for the parks, getting there … Continue reading Tokyo DisneySea or Tokyo Disneyland – which is best?
Hello! If you're reading this, it may be because you've heard of the TeamLab Borderless exhibit in Tokyo and, like I did, you want to go and get some Instagram shots. There is no shame in it - you are among friends here! TeamLab Borderless in Odaiba (which is different from TeamLab Planets) is an … Continue reading Visiting TeamLab Borderless in Tokyo
The metropolitan area of Tokyo is massive - it's the most populous metropolitan area in the world and spans over 2,000 square kilometres. It's no wonder then that planning your time in Tokyo can often feel overwhelming - so much to see and do and never enough time! There are such a varied and vast … Continue reading A brief guide to the districts of Tokyo
Hi friends! As most of you know, we've been settling into our new life in Japan and over the last few weeks it has been fascinating to see a side of Japan you don't often see as a tourist. Renting an apartment, working in downtown Tokyo and spending an extended amount of time in Japan … Continue reading 10 weird things about life in Japan