From the backdoors of Harajuku that stretch to Shinjuku, is a town not familiar to many-- Sendagaya. Harajuku, Omotesando, and Shinjuku steal the popular spotlight, but what you may not know is that sandwiched in between them is Sendagaya, a place filled with charm! A laid back...

Minami Aoyama is a luxurious town situated right behind the glitzy Omotesando, and connecting to the urban district of Roppongi. Take a stroll along the streets of Minami Aoyama, and you will be mesmerized by world-renowned architectures, designer and boutique shops, classy bars, and rich...

How to throw away your trash in Tokyo Welcome to Japan- the land of systems, and organization. There is so much good that comes from living in an organized country! Clean trains, organized lines/queues, and a systematic way of sorting trash. Lovely. When you first move here, you...

Brush up on Japanese for apartment screening! So you've found an awesome Tokyo apartment, and you have submitted your application. What can you expect to happen next? Before you contract and can get those keys in your hands, you need to pass a hurdle: the screening...

Although kitchens can be the dream room for some people in the house, Tokyo kitchens might not exactly be your "dream kitchen".  Or they might be!  Depends on budget and expectations, really. Tokyo’s apartments are relatively compact, leaving little space for your kitchen. The irony is...

Are you a fur mom or dad and thinking about bringing your fur baby to live with you in Tokyo? In other words-- "Are you planning on living in Tokyo, and do you want to take your pet with you?" If the answer is, "Yes.", then please...

Planning to move to Tokyo and are clueless on how to start the renting process? We will breakdown all the steps you need to make this transition as easy as possible! Check out these 9 simple steps that will get you into your new apartment...

Finding an apartment in any foreign country can be overwhelming, with many things being unknown. We help expats find their awesome Tokyo homes, and we hear a lot of inaccurate rumors and ideas about renting an apartment in Tokyo. In this article, we are going to...

The artsy yet luxurious little town of Nakameguro sits a few stops from hub Shibuya and right along the Meguro River. Known for its stunning cherry blossom viewing and recent cool shops, it caters to the artistic and those who desire a quieter party town;...

Are you in the market for finding an apartment in Tokyo? I'm sure you have noticed the different price ranges on housing portal sites or Tokyo real estate shops, and perhaps you're wondering why some apartments are significantly cheaper than others. Or maybe you have...