• 2020-09-30
  • 2020-09-30

Morning activities in Tokyo

‘MORNING ACTIVITIES’What time do you wake up while you’re traveling? 8am? 9am or 10am?I recommend while you’re staying in Tokyo wake up at 6am! The air is very fresh and sky is clear! The traffic is less and most of the places are very quiet.I recommend you go to these […]

  • 2020-09-28
  • 2022-10-01

Shiba Inu ( traditional Japanese dog)

What is Shiba Inu? Shiba Inu is the traditional Japanese dog the history is date back to the JOMON period ( BC 10000-600) . Japanese people has been treated Shiba Inu as a intimate friend , found the Shiba Inu bones in the remains of the JOMON period with a […]

  • 2020-09-27
  • 2020-10-01

Speakers crafting during semi-lockdown

I love listening to music so much, rock , jazz , ethnic , classic and any kind of beautiful sounds . Also making own speaker is a big fun for me and it offers multiples joy of listening music . I planed new speaker during the Covid semi-lockdown period this […]

  • 2020-09-27
  • 2021-12-01

UFO CATCHER ( crane game)

‘UFO CATCHER ( crane game)’ UFO CATCHER is a popular Japanese arcade game. You control the catching handle 2 times and go down the handle to grab a plushy or a toy. It has been popular in 1960s in Japan, on 1970 OSAKA EXPO, there showed big ‘UFO CATCHER’ in […]

  • 2020-09-26
  • 2021-06-10

Shrine for women

‘SHRINE FOR WOMEN’I came across ICHIHIME shrine near Kyoto station. It’s founded AD795 famous as ‘ Shrine for women’ . It’s really small shrine but it protects women and said has a majestic power.Especially women for 1: get a good fiancé 2: get a baby 3: have a smooth delivery […]

  • 2020-09-24
  • 2020-09-24

HIGAN , autumnal equinox day

‘HIGAN , AUTUMNAL EQUINOX DAY’Autumnal equinox day is 19-25th September. The middle day is the national holiday in Japan. It is the day the length of daytime and nighttime is the same. In Buddhism we call it HIGAN, the day this world and other world get closer , so we […]

  • 2020-09-24
  • 2022-07-01

MIURA BEACH 1 hour from Tokyo

‘MIURA BEACH’ is 1 hour drive or 1 hour 30 minutes train from Tokyo.It’s a 10km long and sand is whiter than ENOSHIMA. The slope is a bit sharp compare to ENOSHIMA, so more young couples and adults here. There is no itchy jellyfish which often appear late summer in […]

  • 2020-09-23
  • 2020-09-24

Japan opens the border for all over the world except tourists

‘JAPAN OPENS the border partially for all over the world from October ‘Japanese government plan to open the border for business people, people to stay more than 3 months , every foreign students except ‘tourists’( sadly)for all over the world from early October. Japan already has opened the border for […]

  • 2020-09-23
  • 2020-09-24

SHOSEIEN Japanese garden 5 minutes walk from Kyoto station

‘SHOSEIEN Japanese garden’If you don’t have time to go to the famous Japanese gardens in Kyoto I recommend here. It’s just 5 minutes walk from Kyoto station, 2 minutes from HIGASHI-HONGANJI TEMPLE.It’s a detached territory of HIGASHI-HONGANJI TEMPLE, you had better visit both because there is no garden at the […]

  • 2020-09-22
  • 2020-09-24

Longevity 80,450 centenarians

‘LONGEVITY’21st September is ‘Respect for the aged ‘ day ,the national holiday in Japan. We pay respect for the aged their efforts supporting the society long time and celebrate their longevity. We present our parents, grand parents for celebration , showing gratitude and eat out together. On this day there […]

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Enjoy Tokyo and Japan as locals do!

TOKYO travel TIPS is the site which offers local updated information of Tokyo and Japan. There are many traditional, modern culture , festivals and beautiful nature in Tokyo and Japan. We want to share with travel beginners and repeaters to Tokyo and Japan! Let’s enjoy as locals do!