Yanaka, Tokyo

Yanaka, Tokyo

Owl Cafe, Tokyo http://www.tofugu.com/travel/owl-cafe-fukuro-no-mise/

Owl Cafe: Fukuro no Mise - Travel Review

Fukuro no Mise, A Busy Cafe in Tsukishima, Japan That Allows Curious Patrons to Interact With Domesticated Owls

Yanaka, Tokyo

Sample quiet rhythms of Tokyo neighborhood Yanaka

Tokyo goat cafe

Goat Cafe Sakuraoka

Why bother going to a boring old cat cafe when you can go to a goat cafe instead? Allergic to cats?

Hanayashiki Amusement Park, Tokyo

Hanayashiki Amusement Park

Hanayashiki Amusement Park: Tiny, Old, And A Lot of Fun

Meiji Shrine http://news.nationalpost.com/life/travel/a-woodland-forest-and-shinto-shrine-just-steps-from-one-of-the-busiest-most-modern-parts-of-tokyo?__lsa=f82c-809e

A woodland forest and Shinto shrine just steps from one of the busiest, most modern parts of Tokyo

Fukagawa Edo Museum: Visit old Edo indoors! http://www.tofugu.com/travel/fukagawa-edo-museum/

Fukagawa Edo Museum

The Fukagawa Edo Museum gives you the feeling of going back in time to the Edo period, if the Edo period was in a small building.

Japan's chrysanthemums: More than symbol of autumn http://bigstory.ap.org/article/7d50ebe112f84162a246dec2ed6461ae/japans-chrysanthemums-more-symbol-autumn

This Oct. 2014 photo shows a display of chrysanthemums with spidery petals at the Sensoji Temple.

Send your stuffed animals on a tour of Japan!

Send Your Stuffed Animals on a Tour of Japan so You Don't Have To

Send your teddy bear of stuffed bunny on a vacation to Japan.

Tales (and horror stories) from pet-friendly innkeepers

Some funny stories of pets behaving badly on vacation - what are your top "pet horror stories"?

Playing the tourist on Japanese TV

How I Played the Foreign Tourist on Japanese TV

Playing the tourist on Japanese TV

Meiji Shrine http://bigstory.ap.org/article/1452662a637c4f75bd6308f1a322a1a3/woodland-forest-and-shinto-shrine-busy-tokyo

A woodland forest and Shinto shrine in busy Tokyo

Fans hunt real places featured in anime    http://bigstory.ap.org/article/33e0cd6088f9433982eaf9c46e6f460f/fans-hunt-real-places-japan-featured-anime

Anime fans hunt real places in Japan

Fans hunt real places in Japan featured in anime - Washington Times

See the Candied Animals Once Sold By Ninjas in Japan

These Japanese Candy Animals Were Once Sold By Ninjas

Obsessed with ramen? You can go to TWO museums about it in Yokohama.  http://bigstory.ap.org/article/228e396c6aea45cf95c6eb7b84e3f487/dont-just-eat-ramen-go-museum-and-learn-about-it

n the odd event you find you are both hungry for soup and can convince not a single soul to take pity on you and make it, try this recipe-for-the-rest-of-us for