Beer

Tokyo Nightlife: All You Can Drink Alcohol At A Maid Bar

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When you’re in the middle of Tokyo nightlife with friends and it’s a drinking night, seeing “All You Can Drink” is going to get your attention.  Seeing “All You Can Drink” at a maid bar will definitely get you to consider the location.

Beer

Green Tea Beer at Tokyo’s 1899 Ochanomizu

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The only place that serves green tea beer is at 1899 Ochanomizu in Tokyo.  It tastes very bitter along the lines of a concentrated green tea and an IPA. Served as a half pint, I struggled to finish this due to the bitterness.

How To

VR Zone Shinjuku: Dragon Ball VR Battle!

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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to fire a kamehameha like Goku? VR Zone Shinjuku wondered and then they created the Dragon Ball VR experience! Fire kamehameha’s until you take out all your opponents (or die trying).

How To

Taking The Taxi from Fujinomiya to Mt. Fuji and Back

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For our Mt. Fuji climbing adventure, we stayed in Fujinomiya. At 11:30pm buses weren’t running to Mt. Fuji at that time so we had to take a taxi to Mt. Fuji.  Our hotel told us that it would cost 10,000JPY.  There were four of us so a split on the price would alleviate the high […]

Airports

Haneda Airport to Tokyo Central by Airport Limousine Bus

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You can take public transit into Tokyo from Haneda airport for around 800JPY with a few transfers.  But in my experience, transiting through Tokyo with luggage is an unnecessary world of anxiety.  For 1230JPY, you can get on the Tokyo Haneda Airport Limousine Bus and go directly to most destinations within Tokyo.  

Food

Hinoya Curry: The Legendary Japanese Curry

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I love Japanese Curry and end up mostly eating at Coco Ichibanya.  But, as I was walking around Tokyo I found a place called Hinoya Curry that served an amazing plate of curry. It was the best curry I’ve ever had!

Hotels

Staying In A Japanese Capsule Hotel: Tokyo

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The capsule hotels I’ve seen have been much nicer than hostels and more private.  I found an amazing last minute deal on Agoda (30% off) and booked a stay at the Centurion Hotel Residential Cabin Tower in Tokyo for $13/night. With only two nights left in Tokyo, I decided to spend the night #1 in […]