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Why Yanaka ‘Cat Town’ Is THE Place For Cat Lovers in Tokyo

If you’re coming to Tokyo and worry you’ll miss your furry friend, make sure you plan a day trip to Yanaka! Affectionately known as “Cat Town”, this shitamachi (or downtown) neighbourhood is full of all the cat...

Gotokuji, Tokyo’s Lucky Cat Temple

You may not known their name, but no doubt you’ve seen those white cat statues with one paw raised. Widely known as ‘lucky cats’, the ‘Manekineko’ are a much-loved talismen beckoning good luck and fortune. Though it looks as though the cat...