- Lili Wanderlust
- I love travelling and discovering new cuisines. Japan has a panoply of local dishes to try. I also love yoga, coffee, reading, and cycling.
Tokyo is a bar-goer's heaven! Here's Favy's list of 19 of the coolest bars in Tokyo you should check out while you're here. From old-school Japanese cocktail bars to absinthe bars, we got you covered!
When visiting Japan, you soon realize that Sake is to Japan what wine is to France. There is an incredibly extensive list of types of sake in Japan. Just like wine, sake can be sweet or dry and can have different flavor-notes, such as spices, herbs, flowers, and fruits. Let's embark on a flavor-filled journey and discover sake tasting in Tokyo!
Nakano is mostly famous because of Nakano Broadway (i.e. Otaku's heaven). There you can find a multitude of otaku goods, from vintage to rare. Nakano is also a nice place for students to hang out since there are nice parks and cafes and it has a laid-back atmosphere compared to some posh areas of Tokyo.
Ginza Iwa is well-established sushi restaurant in the heart of Ginza. Although the chef is young, his many years of experience do not go unnoticed when he prepares the sushi with agile hands. What's more is the sushi is still quite affordable for its quality.
Shinjuku has the highest concentration of restos per neighborhood in all of Japan. I think it's safe to say you will get overwhelmed by the choice since there are literally thousands of restos to choose from. If you're looking for a nice place to have a relaxed dinner with friends, check out the list below! Izakaya normally entails affordable tapas and drinks.
Tokyo Gay Pride is a weeklong celebration held in Tokyo from April 25th to May 6th. The goal of the event is to promote a society where people feel free to be themselves, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity. Let's have a fun pride week!
Harajuku is a must-go to tourist spot in Tokyo. From eccentric fashion, to high-end fashion, you can find pretty much what you're looking for. But it is also a great place to buy sweets, especially crepes! Before having dessert though, let's eat something a little more consistent, here are the must-try restos in Harajuku...enjoy!
Izakayas are Japanese-style pubs where you can come with a group of friends for a drink or for dinner. It's a typically Japanese experience that you must try at least once. Here are the must-visit izakayas in Tokyo, all genres included.
These are some must-visit restaurants while in Ikebukuro where you'll not only get a really tasty meal, but also quite a bang for your buck! Ramen, sushi, huge gyozas, and even vegan cuisine!
Omotesando is a platform for trendy and delicious restaurants. There's everything you can ever crave for, from delectable traditional Japanese foods to desserts, to even some chocolate pizzas. After a busy day of shopping and discovering the hidden streets of Harajuku, why not refuel on delicious savoury dishes and sweets!