Oedo Waen Soba and Sake Festival

Soba and sake masters from across Japan serve up specialities in Tokyo Ahh, there’s little I love to do in Japan more than eat! From sushi to sukiyaki, tempura to takoyaki, and some other yummy yakis (yaki means cooked or fried), the island nation is abundant in unique and delicious speciality dishes. Even with more than 160,000 restaurants in Tokyo, its countless mouths to feed … Continue reading Oedo Waen Soba and Sake Festival

Aloha Tokyo 2019

Tokyo’s biggest Hawaii festival Aloha Tokyo is the city’s number one Hawaii festival, accommodating around 200,000 attendees hungry for the hula and pineapple patties over the 3-day event. I know what you’re thinking; Tokyo has more than one Hawaii festival?! Well, Japan and Hawaii go waay back, and the Japanese gush at the thought of summer vacays in the land of luaus, so anything Hawaii … Continue reading Aloha Tokyo 2019

Oktoberfest 2019

Tokyo hosts Germany’s legendary beer festival Tokyo hosts its interpretation of Germany’s legendary beer festival, Oktoberfest. Traditionally this folk celebration runs in Munich for 3 weeks from the end of September into the first week of October, seeing more than 6 million people attend every year. And while Tokyo’s event isn’t of such colossal scale, and undoubtedly lacks authentic lederhosen, the city’s answer to this … Continue reading Oktoberfest 2019

Roppongi Art Night 2019

Tips for first-timers to Roppongi Art Night in Tokyo What is it? Roppongi Art Night is an annual event which sees Tokyo’s most popular nightlife district transformed into an immersive gallery. Around 80 installations and live performances are scattered across Roppongi, making it feel much like a scavenger hunt for interactive art. Outdoor and indoor spaces display works of artists from the world over, many … Continue reading Roppongi Art Night 2019