Today Ginza is the center of fashion and luxury brands in Japan, but its origin is quite humble and its fame grew over the centuries. Continue reading What does Ginza mean?
Today we’re looking at one of Tōkyō’s best kept secrets. It seems like Asakusa’s boring cousin, but the town is steeped in the history of Edo-Tōkyō. Continue reading What does Mukōjima mean?
Continuing with our 4th installment of exploring Edo-Tōkyō via the Ōedo Line. Continue reading Ōedo Line: Ushigome-Yanagichō and Ushigome-Kagurazaka
I decided to take a few reader questions! Continue reading Ask Me Anything
This one doesn’t have much of a story, but it’s definitely a cool spot in Tokyo. Kagura is a kind of Shinto ritual dance. Continue reading What does Kagurazaka mean?