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With 36 million people, Tokyo feels like a country in its own right. Get lost in the neon lit streets of “electric town” Akihabara, gorge on a bowl of Monster Ramen, wash it all down with drinks at the craziest bar in town and sleep it off in the comfort of a capsule hotel. Here you’ll find ideas on how to make the most of your time in Japan’s energetic and confusing capital.


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I Tried Japanese Language School for a Day in Tokyo

Japanese language schools are one of the most popular pathways into Japan. I spend a day in the classroom and try not to make a fool of myself....

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12 Things You Should Know Before Coming to Japan

Travelling to Japan can be daunting. Make sure you go prepared with this list of tips to help you get the most out of your trip!...

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10 Things to do Around Tokyo Station | Travel Guide

Tokyo station has a lot going on. We uncover 10 things to do around Tokyo station - one of the biggest stations on earth - as we eat, drink, shop and even exercise our way through the city. Featuring Ryotaro, Japan's foremost expert on everything...

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We Ate the World's Largest Dumpling | Tokyo

5.5 pounds of Gyoza dumpling. Two people foolish enough to try it. To Tokyo!...

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Day in My Life | 24 Hours in Tokyo

Natsuki and I catch up in Tokyo in a fairly ridiculous day. ...

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How Difficult is Travelling Japan without Japanese? | Travel Tips

Travelling Japan without Japanese might not be as tough as you think....

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12 Things NOT to do in Japan

What not to do in Japan! Learn the etiquette before you get here!...

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5 Best Places to Take a Date in Tokyo

Tokyo has some premium romantic views. Let's check them out....

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How Expensive is it to Travel Japan? | Budget Travel Tips

Travelling Japan is cheaper and easier than ever before thanks to a recent boom in tourism....

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5 Things to do in Akihabara | Tokyo

Akihabara is one of Tokyo's most popular destinations. We go in search of the best the area has to offer....

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21 Things to do When You Arrive in Japan

Just arrived in Japan? Here's 21 ideas on things to do, to help you kick off your trip....

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Staying at a Tokyo Capsule Hotel

Capsule hotels in Japan are dream come true for budget travellers - particularly in upmarket Ginza in Tokyo....

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Monster Ramen Challenge | Akihabara, Tokyo

MEGA PORK RAMEN: On a trip to Akihabara in Tokyo, we went head to head to see who could finish a ridiculous mountain of ramen first....

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Tokyo's Freshest Sushi | Tsukiji Fishmarket

Tsukiji is the world's largest fish market (It's real sushi - not that awful stuff you get off of a conveyor belt)....

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TOKYO'S CRAZIEST BAR | Kagaya Bar

Brace yourself for Tokyo's craziest bar - Bar Kagaya. A crazy frog, an amazing rendition of Star Wars and a man who stops at nothing to entertain. Prepare to discard logic....

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Tokyo's Tastiest Souvenir

Buying souvenirs (お土産)in Japan is a huge deal. One of the most popular and delicious souvenirs is "Tokyo Banana"!...

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Robot Restaurant, Shinjuku, Tokyo

On a recent trip to Shinjuku, Tokyo we went to the infamous "Robot Restaurant" (ロボットレストラン). This video offers you a glimpse of the craziness within. 東京に旅行に行ったときにロボットレストランに行きました...

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Tokyo's Harajuku district loses the greatest store ever

A fax machine special! Chris and Pete tackle voice overs, Japanese rockstars, karaoke bars and the sad demise of Condomania!...

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Where is the best place to hide in Tokyo?

Chris has relaunched his 'Abroad Perspective' channel and Nintendo have opened a brand new shop in Shibuya! Meanwhile, we're talking gaming, dating and working culture....

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12 hidden spots you should know in Tokyo

Chris and Pete share twelve places for you to explore all over Tokyo!...

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A real life Tokyo horror story…

On the one year anniversary of Natsuki the movie, Pete and Chris talk all things vending machines – and we find out what happened to the one that made pizzas… ...