In previous post, my girlfriend talked about accommodations in Japan. In this post, I’ll focus on things to do while you are there as well as some tips.
Japan is the most amazing and entertaining country I’ve been to. There should be no shortage of things to do there, whether it’s art, food, culture, scenery, entertainment, shopping, weird stuffs (see here for a list of specific attractions in Tokyo. There are many things but I’ve boiled it down to some unique and fun stuffs that you can easily do while in Japan.
As promised, below is a list of attractions in Tokyo. I’ve categorized them by interests and the time when you should visit. I also listed some suggestions for day trips from Tokyo. Together with my list of things to do in Japan, you should be well equipped for your adventure in Tokyo!
I was never a big fan of Japan. To me, Japan means strict traditions and conservative people. I always thought of Japan as a typical Asian country which is why it is not that appealing to someone who grew up in Asia like me. My boyfriend, Tri, however has always been dreaming about visiting and living in Japan. Last year, we were debating whether to spend our vacation in Mexico or Japan. Out of the odds, there was this amazing flight deal to Tokyo so we booked our flights right away. Being an obsessive vacation planner, I dived into looking up on what to do in Japan so we could hit as many places as possible. To my surprise, the more I read about Japanese culture and history, the more I got attracted to this country. Continue reading