Our posts answering questions about Tokyo & Japanese culture
Can You Go To Japan Without Knowing Japanese?
Your trip doesn’t have to be nerve-wracking; there are a few simple tricks and some advice below to get through Japan without being fluent.
Do You Need to Carry Cash With You When Exploring Tokyo?
Do you need to carry cash with you when exploring Tokyo? Yes. Big chains accept card, but the small mom and pop shops often do not; they’re the best!
Street food is making a comeback in Tokyo
The Yatai: Return of Street Food in Tokyo + amazing places to find the best! Once prevalent in Japanese culture, street food vendors (or “yatai” as described locally) are starting to return in some parts of the country, including Tokyo. The most common foods you’ll find served from these mobile wooden carts include ramen, okonomiyaki, […]
How much does it cost to go to Tokyo for a week?
How much does it cost to go to Tokyo for a week? This will depend on your travel goals, but expect to spend between $500-$900/person for a week in Tokyo.
What is the best month to go to Tokyo?
What is the best month to go to Tokyo? Late March to early April. Why? Because you’ll experience the cherry blossoms & they’re only around a short time.