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What to Buy, Not to Buy, at the Airport
Despite what you may think, some things are best bought at the airport. And, others should be nabbed in shops in Tokyo. Here's your guide to what to buy at Haneda and Narita, and what to buy in the city.
Countdown to New Year's in Tokyo
If you find yourself in Tokyo during the New Year's holiday, don't fret: Here are the Top 5 things to do Dec. 31 to Jan. 2 in the metropolis.
Next Stop: Tokyo Station
Train and subway stations are usually thought of as a way of getting to somewhere else. Not so for Tokyo Station, where shops, restaurants and amazing architecture make the station itself a destination.
Sweet on Sakura
As sakura season takes over Japan, the nation not only loves to watch the flowers in full bloom, but also taste them as snack companies make special sakura treats for hanami. Here's how to get your own taste before the cherry blossom time goes away till next year.
One-Stop Shopping in Shinjuku
Shinjuku station is the world's busiest rail station -- with well over 3 million people passing through each day. But it's also an underground maze of shopping and dining.
Tokyo Tower Can Still Rise to the Occasion
Tokyo Tower is not only an antique of Japan's recovery years, but an icon of the city, still worth visiting, even though it's now overshadowed by today's high-rises.
B.Y.O.B.: Bring Your Own Barbecue
Looking to cook up a good time in Tokyo? Then bring your own barbecue. But you better know where. Here are the top spots to grill your own steak in Japan's capital city.