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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

MariCar – the Street Cart Experience!

MariCar is something of a phenomenon in Tokyo, as more and more people dressed in their favourite characters or heroes take to the streets and zoom through Shibuya's famous intersection, in front of crowds...
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Tokyo Knowledge – Asakusa, Tokyo

For people looking for a chilled, inviting and friendly place to drink, don't look past Tokyo Knowledge. The bar is well known in Asakusa, with great tunes and an awesome vibe. Meet the owner,...

A Taste of Home – Nissin World Delicatessen

Although I have heard about Nissin World Delicatessen for awhile now, I never really had the inclination to visit this store. I figured that it would be no different to most of the foreign...

Medium (Mexican Cuisine) – Kiyosumi-Shirakawa, Tokyo

Medium, Mild or Spicy? So you have a Mexican (or even a Medium) craving, but not sure where to try? How about Medium? Who would think that in a place like Japan, an island historically...

Denpoin Garden – The Secret Gardens of Asakusa

Denpoin Garden is the stranger hidden inside Asakusa's well-known Tokyo downtown district full of tradition, culture and history. Whether it be via the infamous Sensou-ji (浅草寺) Temple, 5 Storey Pagoda, Kaminarimon gate (雷門 -...

Moving into Your First Apartment in JAPAN – THE EASY WAY

Starting Out So one of the most exciting, but scary things that must be done when arriving is moving into your first Apartment in Japan! When I first arrived in Japan I experienced multiple ways...

Corporate English Teaching – The Nomad Life

The Nomad Life There is more than one way to skin a cat, or if you're in Japan, more than one way to teach English, and sometimes Corporate English Teaching is labelled the nomad life....

Tsukiji Fish Market’s Last New Year in 2018

Tsukiji Fish Market's final new year auction and the first for 2018 kicked-off yet again last Friday, January 5, with a HUGE 405-kilogram bluefin tuna earning a hefty 36.45 million yen, or almost US$323,000....

Journey in Japan Part 37: Shiitake My Breath Away

Tidings in my hostel today inform me of a festival at Mukojima-Hyakkaen Gardens. Today is Tsukimi-no-Kai, which translates to mean ‘Moon Viewing’; an age-old tradition that has been celebrated in these gardens for over two hundred...

HUB – The British PUB in Japan

You may be wondering why I would be writing about a British PUB named Hub based in Japan...? Could it be because it's my home Hub away from home? Or that Hub can be...

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