Nanaya: Seven Levels of Matcha Gelato in Shibuya

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Hidden away in the edge of Shibuya is an increasingly popular gelato store: Nanaya Gelato. They are originally based in Shizuoka, and they have collaborated with Asakusa matcha store Suzukien to produce a seven levelled matcha gelato line. They are famous for serving the matcha gelato with highest matcha content, the No. 7 matcha. This comes with a price, however. … READ MORE

Kasai Sea Life Park vs. Sumida Aquarium

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Aquariums are perfect places to visit with kids or without kids alike. There are many aquariums in Tokyo to choose from: Sunshine aquarium, Kasai Sea Life Park, Sumida Aquaurium, Shinagawa Aquarium, etc… We have chosen our two favorites to introduce here. Kasai Sea Life Park and Sumida Aquarium both provide very different experiences. Let’s first start with Kasai Sea Life … READ MORE

The Best Cheap Sushi in Tokyo

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Wondering where to eat sushi in Tokyo, but worried about price? Look no further than popular restaurant chain ‘Sushi Zanmai’ (寿司ざんまい). Here, you can find good tasting fresh and safe sushi for a very reasonable price. The menu prices are different for each store, but you can expect to eat a good amount of quality sushi for under 2,000 yen … READ MORE

How To Take a Stickie Pix (Purikura)

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Ever wondered what those photo filters are that young Japanese girls use? Most likely, they’ve taken it in a photo booth that automatically photoshops your face into an almost unrecognizable, doll-like face. They are fun and cheap (around 400 yen, or 3.5 USD), and available almost anywhere in arcades across Japan. Here’s a quick 3 min walkthrough of how to … READ MORE