Bookstore, Kyoto, Japan

Reading: Japan

Our Reading series is curated by our resident editor and librarian, Jason. We love to learn about where we’re going. Here are our best reads for Japan.

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Interior, Mistral Bleu Train Bar, Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo: Bars

Madeline and I explored many Tokyo bars over the years. This post includes our favorite ones, from sports bars to unique pubs.

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Starbucks, Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo: Cafés

Madeline and I explored many Tokyo cafés over the years. This post includes our favorite ones, from Starbucks to independent roasters.

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Tokyo Restaurants: High-end

Madeline and I have explored many Tokyo restaurants over the years. This post includes our favorite high-end choices, including all genres of food.

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Tonkatsu Tenyama Shinkawa Restaurant, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo Restaurants: Medium-priced

Madeline and I have explored many Tokyo restaurants over the years. This post includes our favorite medium-priced choices, including all genres of food.

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Exterior shot at Man Riki Ya Noodle shop with lots of people Azabujuban Tokyo Japan

Tokyo Restaurants: Cheap Eats

Madeline and I explored many Tokyo restaurants over the years. This post includes our favorite cheap eats, from noodles to burgers.

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McDonalds Restaurant Near Asakusa Tokyo Japan

Tokyo Cheap Eats: McDonald’s

These are the McDonald’s we’ve sampled in our travels in Tokyo.You might be asking why we’d eat at a McDonald’s, much less review it. Read on!

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Japan Rail Pass

The best way to get around Japan is Japan Railways. And the best way to pay for the JR is the Japan Railways Pass. Here’s why we think it’s a good deal.

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Go to a Ball Game in Japan

While Japanese baseball is similar to America’s, there are differences. We went to a game in Tokyo to experience first hand America’s pastime in Japan.

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Busy Area Near Shinjuku Station JR And Metro Station Shinjuku Tokyo Japan

Tokyo: Transportation

Here are the transportation options we’ve used while in Tokyo. The city offers an amazing public transit system, and we recommend using it.

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