Nirvanam Ariake : Indian restaurant in the Odaiba area

We had covered the South Indian restaurant Nirvanam based in Kamiyacho a couple of months back. Nirvanam has expanded to one more location and its in the Odaiba neighborhood, closer to the Ariake Station on the Yurikamome Line or Kokusai-Tenjijo on the Rinkai Line. A better menu!, great ambiance, more floor space and a big

Tokyo Bay Grand Fireworks suspended due to Olympics 2020 village construction

UPDATE : ITS OFFICIAL. THE TOKYO BAY FIREWORKS HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED FOR OLYMPIC VILLAGE CONSTRUCTION WORK. NO FIREWORKS NEXT AUGUST FOR THIS SPECTACLE WHICH STARTED IN 1988. SAD BUT THE DECISION HAS BEEN REACHED TODAY, JANUARY 25, 2016. OFFICIAL STATEMENT : THE WARD COULD NOT FIND A BIG ENOUGH ALTERNATIVE TO HOST SUCH A BIG

Umi no Hi (Ocean Day) at Odaiba : Beautiful lanterns lit up

Ocean Day is a celebration of the sea and her relationship and importance to Japan. Celebrated mid July, it is a national holiday. Odaiba, Tokyo’s romantic beach front and popular dating spot, is set in a wonderful light using beautiful paper lanterns, which are lit up by citizen volunteers every year on the third Monday

Chibi Maruko Chan Cafe at Fuji TV Building in Odaiba

Learning a language goes much beyond vocabulary and involves a deeper insight into the culture and value systems. Japanese learning for me was no different to understand the beliefs and behaviours of regular Japanese and needed a glimpse into their society, their family life and overall upbringing that Japanese kids go through. FUJI TV has

Haunted in Tokyo : The Third Daiba Gardens

Ghosts? Haunted locations in Tokyo, Yep if you are interested in visiting a haunted place in Tokyo, according to the local internet forums the Third Daiba Gardens at Odaiba is the place to visit! See the night time video taken on an iPhone 4 by an enthusiast looking for a rendezvous with the ghosts in