- I've been traveling and eating my way around the world! Now I'm in Tokyo to share all my favourite spots! I spend my time traveling, surfing, hiking, camping and eating amazing food! My favourite Japanese food...Agedashi Tofu!
Get that Beeeef! Yeah, you know it. Hakushu Teppanyaki is all about beef! This isn't a do-it-yourself kind of place. You leave it up to the chefs here to char the perfect steak. A small and friendly family-owned restaurant that's hard to look past. Jump right in!
Himeji Castle is one of Japan's most loved castles! Located in Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture, the castle has a network of 83 buildings and was designed to resemble a a bird taking flight due to it's white exterior. Himeji Castle is a fantastic destination to visit with plenty of charm in the surrounding areas! Here's my top 5 recommended places to grab a bite to eat when in the area!
They call it the Tuna Demolition Show! And they have good reason to. Maguro Shoten is a tuna specialty restaurant in downtown Shinjuku, in the very heart of red light district Kabukicho. They offer a daily Tuna dismantling and carving show that will leave you drooling for some fresh tuna. Don't be deterred by the red light district location though, it's the perfect place for some great food and some truly good-fun entertainment! If you love tuna or sashimi, this is the place to be! You definitely won't be disappointed!
Ranked 20th in the S.Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants in 2011, Ryugin has a lot of accomplishments. It has three Michelin stars amongst other awards. Renowned Japanese chef Seiji Yamamoto wows his guests with a special fusion cuisine in downtown Roppongi, Tokyo. Come for an incredible food journey.
New York Grill quite possibly has one of the best views in all of Tokyo. Making a cameo in the movie Lost in Translation starring Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson, the restaurant and bar has floor-to-ceiling glass windows so customers enjoy breathtaking views of Shinjuku Park and the city surrounds while they dine on high-quality seafood and grilled meat prepared by top-level chefs from all around the world.
This cosy French Asian fusion restaurant in trendy Akasaka, Tokyo brings a delightful double act to diners. Combining traditional Japanese hospitality with complex French and Japanese cuisine this is a restaurant to experience when you come to Tokyo.
Looking for something, weird, crazy, unique to do in Tokyo? Try The Lockup Restaurant in Shinjuku! The Lockup is a jail/horror themed restaurant straight from all your nightmares. Complete with jail cells and original themed cocktails and horror inspired food, Lockup makes an awesome night out in Tokyo. Definitely weird Japan!
Nozawa Onsen is a small village in the Northern part of Nagano prefecture, Japan. If you've ever been to Japan in the winter or planning a trip here you might have come across the name, but for most it's been a pretty well-kept secret for decades! Come an enjoy traditional Japanese charm, mountain culture, and the healing hot springs in Nozawa Onsen!
Ready for fresh seafood and a relaxing onsen? Get down to Atami! The small city lies at the northeastern base of the Izu Peninsula, less than an hour west of Tokyo by shinkansen. Due to its close proximity to Tokyo it's very popular with tourists on weekends and international visitors alike! Check out these 5 smashing places for a hot onsen and delicious seafood!
Want to experience "The Hangover" when in Tokyo? Heck yeah! Grab your friends, don't make plans, and just book a one-way ticket to Tokyo. The Hangover in Tokyo is sure to be an adventure you won't forget!