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Albeit a bit later than expected, Tokyo's most flamboyant museum reopens in January 2024.
First look: the new teamLab Borderless is reopening in January 2024 The Guinness World Record-breaking museum will reopen in Azabudai, Tokyo a little later than expected, but it’s worth the wait
Experience beautiful Tokyo like never before with these boat rides.
Tokyo on water: best cruises, boat rides and water sports in Tokyo Dinner cruises, SUP paddling or kayaking – explore Tokyo's waters with these fun and exciting activities
Now you can not only drive but wear Toyota.
Toyota releases exclusive merch for petrolheads – available only in Shibuya or online These limited-edition Yen Town Market goods feature collabs with Fruit of the Loom, Lee, Medicom Toy and more
It is almost August meaning it is time to find the place where you can show your Bon Odori dancing moves!
17 best summer festivals in Tokyo in 2023 From Awa Odori and Bon Odori to mega fireworks, here are the most exciting events happening in Tokyo this summer
The essential part of summer in Japan, many fireworks festivals will be held for the first time in four years.
7 best fireworks festivals in and near Tokyo this summer Here are some of the city's most spectacular fireworks events happening from July to August 2023
Shinjuku is well known for its maze-like hard-to-get-out station but if you managed to do it here is a list of the best places to eat there.
10 best restaurants near Shinjuku Station: ramen, tempura, yakiniku and more From ramen and udon to tempura and barbecue, these restaurants offer some of the best meals in Shinjuku
Mt Fuji has been the symbol of Japan for centuries so it is natural that it attracts a large number of tourists. Here are the best places to stay around it.
7 best hotels and glamping sites in Kawaguchiko with Mt Fuji views Book these accommodations and be the envy of all your Instagram followers
Take a look at not-so-traditional ramen that you can try in Tokyo!
7 best modern ramen in Tokyo, with truffle, lobster, porcini and more Not your usual shio, shoyu, miso or tonkotsu ramen – these inventive bowls of noodles are just as lip-smacking
An omakase course is not necessarily always very expansive.
10 best omakase and tasting menus in Tokyo for under ¥10,000 Treat yourself to a bargain with these omakase sushi lunches, kaiseki dinners and modern European tasting menus
People often forget Japan is not just Tokyo, Osaka, or Kyoto. There are plenty of hidden gems around the country.
Japan's 8 most underrated prefectures – and why you should visit Travel off the beaten track to these storybook villages, Edo-era towns with geisha (not Kyoto!) and seaside retreats
Now, Japanese toilets are wonderful not only inside but outside too!
New designer toilets have popped up in Shibuya, created by Japan's top architects These stunning designer toilets by Shigeru Ban, Kengo Kuma, Sou Fujimoto, Tadao Ando and more scattered across Shibuya
As it gets hotter, more people want to enjoy a refreshing glass of beer or two while eating delicious barbeque. Here is the list of places where you can get it.
9 best beer gardens in Tokyo to enjoy barbecue and a cold pint outdoors Cool down with a pint and feast on barbecue food at the city's top outdoor beer events and festivals
Golden Week is finally here! Here is the list of things do to in Tokyo.
The best Golden Week 2023 events in Tokyo From food and flower festivals to art exhibitions, here’s how you can spend the spring holidays in Tokyo
Tired of ordinary hotels? Here's a collection of Japanese-like places you can stay at!
10 of the most beautiful hotels and resorts in Japan From historical Kyoto to the art island of Naoshima, these cool hotels, resorts and ryokan will have you dreaming of a Japan holiday
A big increase will take place "sometime in October".
Huge Price Rise Announced for Japan Rail Pass from October, 2023 | Tokyo Cheapo Japan Rail Group, which offers the discounted Japan Rail Pass to foreign visitors, announced a sharp price increase which will raise the price of a
If Sakura wasn't enough for you.
4 most beautiful spring flowers in Tokyo and where to see them: tulips, wisteria and more Cherry blossoms aren't the only blooms in season. Here are the most beautiful spring flowers to see in Greater Tokyo
Some great tips for those coming to Japan.
10 most useful Tokyo travel tips: transport, wifi, tax-free shopping and more Visiting Tokyo? Find out how to travel from the airport, get around the city and save money with tax-free shopping
What a fantastic achievement!
Tokyo residents returned a record ¥3.99 billion in lost cash last year Along with the misplaced money, over 3.43 million lost items were handed to the police in 2022
Now when the restrictions on cherry blossom viewing picnics are lifted expect more people to come to enjoy it. Gladly, there are still some places where you can have more personal space available for you.
Here are 8 least crowded places in Tokyo for cherry blossoms For an enjoyable sakura season minus the big crowds, check out these Tokyo parks and green spaces
Tokyo parks will allow cherry blossom picnics for the first time in four years You can enjoy hanami parties at popular sakura parks like Yoyogi, Ueno and Inokashira for the first time since 2019
Probably not a big surprise for many people.
Survey: People miss Japan more than any other country in the world Tokyo is also among the top five cities in the world that people desire to visit again, as per this social media survey
It seems Hanami is coming earlier than expected!
The latest Japan cherry blossom forecast predicts an earlier than usual bloom this year Start planning your springtime sakura trips to Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto and other cherry blossom destinations in Japan
In case you want to visit one of the world's greatest cities without breaking the bank.
How to enjoy Tokyo on a budget: hotels, transport, restaurants, attractions and shopping A Time Out Tokyo editor’s tips for doing Tokyo on the cheap, from free museums and cheap eats to tourist discounts and more
Beware, egg lovers, Japan may not have enough of your favorite food.
Save your eggs: there’s now an egg shortage in Japan Some convenience stores are cutting back on egg products due to a bird flu outbreak and soaring egg prices
Covid will be downgraded to the likes of influenza.
Japan to downgrade COVID to 'common infectious disease' on May 8 Move could come with further relaxation of restrictions
It is hard to believe when it is so cold in Tokyo but there are some places where you can see cherry blossoming as early as February!
10 best places to see winter cherry blossoms in Japan – outside of Tokyo Start your hanami early at these gorgeous winter sakura spots across Japan: Osaka, Kyoto, Shizuoka, Okinawa and more
For those who are planning to visit Japan in Spring!
The 2023 Japan cherry blossom forecast is here Start planning your springtime sakura trips to Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto and other cherry blossom destinations in Japan
Happy New Year from the Hire Japan team! We hope to continue serving you with your traveling in Japan!
Merry Christmas from the Hire Taxi Japan team! As New Year is just around the corner here are some suggestions for celebrating it.
How to celebrate New Year's Eve in Tokyo Usher in 2023 with our guide to the best things to do in Tokyo this New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day 2022-23
Enjoy Japan's take on Christmas this week!
10 amazing ways to celebrate Christmas in Tokyo Spending the holidays in the city? Get into the Christmas spirit with some retail therapy, elaborate cakes and more
A comprehensive list of what to do in Japan in December.
Japan in December | Guide | Travel Japan（Japan National Tourism Organization） Japan in December. The silver season arrives
A list of places where you can join other fans and support Japan on Monday!
Where to watch the 2022 World Cup in Tokyo Cheer on your favourite team at these sports bars and venues across Tokyo from November 20 to December 18 2022
Visa-free travel played its role in increasing the number of visitors.
Japan visitors doubled to 500,000 in October after full reopening Pre-pandemic highs still long way off amid China's COVID curbs, Ukraine war
Winter is close so Tokyo starts to dress up in bright colors!
10 incredible illuminations and light displays in Tokyo Enjoy the city at its most sparkly – when Tokyo switches on its festive lights and illuminations in winter
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Honda to test micro EVs geared for mapless self driving Autonomous micromobility vehicles hold promise for next-gen services
It's Culture Day next Thursday in Japan so you can join some museums for free!
Enjoy free entry at these top Tokyo museums on November 3 Enjoy a spot of free museum hopping around some of Tokyo's best art and cultural attractions on Culture Day 2022
One of the signs of tourism recovery in Japan.
Japan hotel prices surge in hot spots as travel subsidies roll out High season and inflation also boost room rates depressed since pandemic
Yen hits new 32-year low of 148 under pressure from strong dollar Yellen signals U.S. wouldn't support a coordinated intervention
Even if you can't go outside Tokyo during this 3-days holiday there are still regional flavors to try in the capital.
Where to feast on Japan's regional flavors -- without leaving Tokyo Let the capital take you on a culinary journey around the nation
Japan's reopening is expected to positively influence GDP growth.
Japan's reopening poised to deliver vital GDP boost Weak yen expected to draw visitors looking for affordable trips