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Antenna Shops in Tokyo's Ginza and Yurakucho

Tasty Tripping Around Japan Without Leaving Tokyo

Written for GaijinPot, Tokyo. I’m obsessed with these regional shops and visited around 40 last year! They’re extremely popular with the Japanese but I didn’t see any other foreign customers. 479 more words


Japan: 10 Best Places You NEED to Visit

Japan is an enthralling destination for visitors. Combining the appeal of an ancient and unfamiliar culture with all the trappings of one of the world powerhouses in knowledge, entertainment, fashion, and innovation, Japan is an expedition of discovery wherever you go. 816 more words

Travel Tips

Ishigaki: Island Road Tripping

Unlike Taketomi (“The Little Village Island”) and Iriomote (“The Jungle Island”), Ishigaki Island cannot easily be boiled down to one defining feature. As the most inhabited of the Yaeyama Island chain, and their economic and political centre, Ishigaki has a wide variety of interesting things to offer. 1,489 more words


A Quick Guide to Hiking Mt. Fuji

Summiting Mt. Fuji was at the top of my list of things to do on my last trip to Japan. There were a few things that made it seem a little difficult to plan for, and that’s what I want to talk about here, as well as some little tips that should be helpful if you want to make it to the summit yourself. 1,064 more words

International Travel

Kameyama Triennale - Kato-ke

Overall the quality of the Kameyama Triennale was high and I felt it was worth spending time and money visiting the art festival.

As I have written in the… 410 more words


Town of wood 木の街

I’ve visited another art festival this weekend. This time it’s the Kameyama Trienniale. Hosted by Kameyama cit near Nagoya in west Japan, the triennale features young promising artists. 229 more words


Sapporo Art Park

Last month, my husband and I visited Hokkaido, the northernmost of the islands in Japan. I never visited there before so I didn’t know where to go/what to see art-wise. 490 more words