Hanami. It literally translates to cherry-blossom viewing in Japanese, and it’s what everyone starts talking about around March when the weather starts getting warmer. Although spring is generally associated with flowers everywhere, here it’s taken to a whole new level. Hanami is a social event with a group of friends that entails drinking, eating, more drinking, and oh yes, the viewing of the cherry blossoms and appreciating the beauty of…uuh, did I mention alcohol?
The Tokyo Skytree, “the world’s tallest free standing broadcasting tower”, reaches an amazing height of 634m or 2,080 feet. The view, especially when sunny, is just breathtaking. Unlike the Tokyo Tower,
Valentine’s Day is big in Japan. Days leading up to it, stations and stores are filled with carts and counters full of chocolate and sweets.
So you are thinking about renting an apartment in Tokyo. Before we guide you through all the steps and things you will need, the first thing you have to do is lower your expectations of the size of the apartment and raise you expectations of how much you will be paying for said apartment.