Things to do this weekend in Tokyo October 18- October 20

Posted on Oct 18, 2013 in Must see, Things to do | 0 comments

Innovative Sweden Wed Oct 2 – Fri Oct 18, 2013 National Museum of Emerging Science & Innovation This touring show of innovative designs has arrived in Tokyo, having already visited a number of countries, including the US, China and Brazil. Expect innovative design and technology from 20 up-and-coming Swedish companies in the fields of ICT, cleantech, gaming and life sciences, with the likes of eye-controlled computers and green mobile phone chargers on the bill....

Read More

Things to do: Fashion Week Tokyo October 10-October 23rd

Posted on Oct 4, 2013 in Must see, Things to do | 0 comments

This year’s autumn Fashion Week kicks off at Shibuya‘s Hikarie building with the Zakka Runway (themed ‘British Check’), Sweets Runway, and Designers’ Cocktail Runway events. Sample the latest accessories, snack on some glamour sweets, sip on fashion-inspired drinks, or just take in the atmosphere of a world-class event. The runway shows start from October 14. Details Open Oct 10-23 Time See official website for event details...

Read More

Where to eat: Mi Choripan for delicious choripán

Where to eat: Mi Choripan for delicious choripán

Posted on Sep 6, 2013 in Where to eat | 0 comments

  Anyone who’s visited Argentina should be familiar with choripán, those gut-busting sandwiches of chorizo sausage topped with chimchurri sauce, vegetables and other condiments. This South American street food staple makes its Tokyo debut at Mi Choripan, a garish decorated new eatery that aims to bring the spirit of Buenos Aires to Yoyogi-Uehara. The shop’s Japanese owner learned the art of sausage-making in Argentina, so expect authentic flavours and...

Read More

Things to do: this week in Tokyo September 4- September 8

Posted on Sep 3, 2013 in Must see, News, Things to do | 0 comments

Tokyo Tower 2020 light-up Until Sat Sep 7, 2013 Tokyo Tower Tokyo Tower is doing its part to get the city into the spirit of the Games. Check it out after dark to see it lit up in the Olympic colours of green, yellow, blue and red, with the shut-off observatory lights representing black to complete the set. Catch it while you can – the lights will only be on until the announce date (September 7). Details Open Until Sep 7 Time 5-10pm...

Read More

Things to do: This weekend: U-1 Grand Prix; an undon noodle contest in Yoyogi park

Things to do: This weekend: U-1 Grand Prix; an undon noodle contest in Yoyogi park

Posted on Aug 24, 2013 in News, Things to do, Where to eat | 0 comments

Sat Aug 24 – Sun Aug 25, 2013 Yoyogi Park There are plenty of delicious udon places in Japan, but which is the best? How do you know whether you’re eating the finest bowl out there, or being fobbed off with second or third-rate noodles? The U-1 Grand Prix, held in Yoyogi Park, is a championship to determine Japan’s best udon. Stores from across the country will gather for the two-day fest to prove their worth, including representatives from as far afield...

Read More