Welcome to Tokyo Kenchan

Just another Japanese man making YouTube videos about travel topics in Japan, especially about Tokyo.

This is a site to support the YouTube channel for someone who likes to see information by reading.

  • Sorry it’s not catching up with the videos. 😅

Have a great trip to Japan.

* If you click Read, you will be taken to the article, and YouTube logo take you to my YouTube video about the relevant topic. Kindly Subscribe for weekly update of travel information about Tokyo and Japan.

Major Topics

  • JR PASS Price Hike
  • First Time Tokyo Travel Guide Read  
  • Entry Procedures to Japan (all special requirements have lifted)  Read

Transportations in Tokyo and Japan

Airport Access Guides

Tokyo Trave Guide

Tokyo Area Guide

  • Top 10 Areas in Tokyo for sight seeing Read  
  • ASAKUA Read
  • UENO Read
  • SHINJUKU Read 
  • GINZA 

Getting Around Tokyo

  • How to Get Around Tokyo – IC cards “Suica” and “Pasmo”
  • Tokyo’s Train system and Map 

How to Enjoy Tokyo

  • First Time in Tokyo – What to See Read
  • 4 Hidden Gem Temples in Tokyo
  • Tokyo Station Guide Read 
  • How to get to Tokyo Disney Resort
  • Free Observatories in Tokyo 

Rail guides in Japan

  • Japan Rail Pass guide Read 
  • How to Get on Shinkansen. Tips, Luggage  Read
  • Online Reservation (without passes) for Tokaido Shinkansen with Smart EX Read

Tokyo Travel Topics

  • When to visit Tokyo
  • What and Where to Shop  Read
  • 7 Vegan Restaurants in Tokyo
  • 10 Foods to eat in Tokyo
  • Chain Restaurants in Tokyo Read 
  • Vegan Restaurants in Tokyo
  • What to know before traveling to Tokyo
  • Guide to Japanese Sake Read

Seasonal Topics / News

  • January: Where to go for the New Years in Japan
  • March: When and Where to see Cherry Blossoms in Tokyo
  • December: Illuminations in Tokyo

Day Trip Guide from Tokyo               

Other Destinations in Japan

  • 10 Best Day Trip Destinations from Tokyo Read  

  • Kyoto First Time Guide
  • 21 Things to do in Kyoto
  • Osaka 
  • Nara 
  • Kamakura      
  • Mt.Takao   
Northern Japan

  • Aomori
  • Kawaguchiko & Chureito
  • Nikko
Central Japan

  • Nagano – Zenkoji 
  • Kawazu Cherry Blossom and East Izu

Hotels in Japan

  • Hotel Choices in Tokyo 
  • Ryokan Stay in Kyoto
  • The biggest hotel in Japan – Shinagawa Prince Hotel