The One about Tokyo Dome City Winter Lights Garden

In 2016, I was quite sad that I had to leave Japan a few days before many of the locations put up their illumination lights.  And that sadness was partly what made me want to travel to Japan and stay their for a month and enjoy the Christmas vibe in the country. Granted, Christmas is more like an extended Valentine’s Day for couples and a time where families can exchange […]

The One about Tokyo Dome Ball Park Store

For those going to Tokyo Dome and are looking for Yomiuri Giants (the popular Tokyo Central League baseball team) gear, you have three options. One is the small official Yomiuri Giants store, the other is the Under Armour Yomiuri Giants store and then you have Tokyo Dome Ball Park Store. A store that caters to fans of all NPB (Nippon Professional Baseball) teams, you can find team merchandise throughout the […]

The One about the University of Tokyo

Located in Bunkyo, Tokyo is what is considered as Japan’s most prestigious university, the University of Tokyo (Tokyo Daigaku) also known as Todai or UTokyo.  One of Japan’s National Seven Universities. The university was charted by the Meiji government in 1877 and was renamed “The Imperial University” in 1886 and then Tokyo Imperial University in 1897. The University suffered damage after a major earthquake in September 1923 which led to […]

The One about the Dr. Hidesaburo Ueno and Hachiko monument at the University of Tokyo

In Japan, many people have gone to the Shibuya Scramble Crossing in Shibuya to visit the Hachiko Statue. For those not familiar with the story, Hachiko is an Akita dog and the pet of Professor Hidesaburo Ueno, who worked at the agriculture Engineering, Irrigation, Drainage and Reclamation Engineering department at the University of Tokyo. At the end of each day, Hachiko would come to Shibuya Station to wait and greet […]

The One about The Burgers Tokyo

Located at Tokyo Dome City, right between the Under Armour Tokyo Giants shop and the Japanese Hall of Fame is “The Burgers Tokyo”. The restaurant which is owned by Italian Tomato (who operates restaurants such as Faribeurre, IL VIGORE, Italian Tomato Cafe, Caffe Superiore, Panes House, Soy Italian and Kurami) prides itself in calling their burgers the ultimate premium burger and gourmet sandwich restaurant. All breads are baked every day […]