Visiting Tokyo’s Vintage Book District – Jimbocho

December 28, 2020 Jimbocho is a district of Tokyo that is home to over 150 book shops as well as publishing houses, universities and libraries. Each shop is unique and carries a different range of books, from brand new books to very expensive rare books. Some shops are very specific, like the ‘Toho: Books on … More Visiting Tokyo’s Vintage Book District – Jimbocho

Visiting Tokyo’s Amusement Park Winter Illuminations

There is something distinct to look forward to in every season in Japan. As a country with such defined seasons (and sub-seasons – rainy season we’re looking at you) there are events in every part of the year to eagerly anticipate, and winter is no exception. As an antidote to the long nights and cold … More Visiting Tokyo’s Amusement Park Winter Illuminations

A Tokyo birthday

It’s December 7th and the sun is shining in Tokyo. A beautiful 13 degrees is just enough to jump out of bed and layer up for a day full of fun. Not to mention, December 6th was a rather stressful day which involved a 3 hour long Japanese test. So, it was the perfect day … More A Tokyo birthday