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Breakfast in Tokyo: 6 Tasty Spots in Okubo and Shinjuku to Start Your Day

Shinjuku Western-style Food

Okubo, the neighboring district of Shinjuku and home to Tokyo's esteemed Korea town, has been climbing the tourism popularity ladder at a rate of knots. Home to a range of affordable hotels, hostels and Airbnb spots (especially when compared with the extravagant accommodation options in central Shinjuku), Okubo is now one of the places to stay in Tokyo. Coupled with Okubo's newly acquired allure is an eclectic host of stellar breakfast options in the surrounding area. All-you-can-eat breakfast buffets fit to feed the family, classic American diner food featuring tumbling piles of fluffy pancakes, and vitamin-packed health food restaurants all take to the center-stage. Here are 6 of the top breakfast spots near Okubo. In this article: Shinjuku ・Mr.FARMER ・Café Terrace Bonjour ・Sarabeth's ・Café Rendezvous Okubo ・Domo Café ・Renoir (Okubo and Shin Okubo) Main image credit: TOHO Co., Ltd.

Calling All Japanese Curry Lovers! Nails Almost Good Enough to Eat

Tokyo's Surrounding Areas Other Shopping

Bring your favorite Japanese food with you wherever you go! Fashion brand Felissimo’s sub-brand for humorous items YOU+MORE! has released gel nail stickers featuring different types of Japanese curry as part of their Japanese food series. These fun stickers feature different types of curry and rice, and you can customize them with your favorite toppings! Japanese curry fans won’t want to miss this unique and fun item!

[MOVIE] Navigating Virtual Airspace with Skyart JAPAN

Shinagawa Adventure Activities

Have you always wanted to fly through the skies while controlling a jet? You now have the chance to make your dream a reality! Skyart JAPAN offers hyper-realistic flight simulation for everyone from beginners to professional pilots. Take a closer look at SkyArt’s state of the art headquarters located in Shinagawa, Tokyo and see how I fared in the cockpit for my very own private lesson!

Touring Tokyo's Asakusa Area with Kids: Essential Guide, Tips & Recommended Food Spots!

Asakusa Old Towns (Shitamachi)

Asakusa is one of Tokyo’s most famous historic district, boasting the magnificent Kaminarimon Gate and Asakusa Temple. It’s an absolute must-see for every tourist to Japan, a major highlight for both old and young! Even for the little ones, Asakusa is like an exciting theme park of traditional Japan, with lots of things to explore and delicacies to snack on. Parents, however, will have a bit of a different perspective: “Is it too crowded for strollers? Are there baby care rooms?” Worry not, though, parents of the world, as we have all the information you need to make a trip to Asakusa a pleasantly unforgettable memory!

Visiting Enoshima: The Must-See Spots on Japan’s Famous Day-Trip Island!

Kamakura Forests & Mountains

The Shonan and Enoshima area is one of the most popular day-trip destinations for both Tokyo locals and tourists. Even though the beautiful island is easily accessible from the capital, a lot of people only visit the nearby Kamakura with its many shrines and temples. That’s a shame because Enoshima is a treasure trove of amazing spots and discoveries! Come with us on a tour along its must-visit spots!

Is Shopping in Japan That Different? Weirdly Useful Phrases That Show Japan's Shopping Culture

Tokyo's Surrounding Areas Department Stores

While shopping around in Japan, it’s likely that a shop worker will come up to you and try to help you out at least once while you are here. However, it’s always a little bit stressful when someone comes up to you and tells you or asks you something in a language you don’t understand! This article will review and discuss some common phrases used by Japanese shop staff.

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  • Tsukiji
  • Ueno

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