Hello Everyone, I have noticed that a lot of Japanese people eat by themselves in restaurants and cafes. This is vastly different compared to America and I absolutely love this idea. Eating with people is always fun but being able to decided where and what to eat for yourself is even better. But in America … More Eating Alone in a City of Millions
Hello everyone, Hope you are all doing well! I wanted to check in with a quick photo post from our recent treks around Japan. Hopefully you enjoy the pictures as much as we did taking them~ This post was short and sweet but I hope it gave you a glimpse into what trekking around Japan … More Here Are a Few Photos
Hello Everyone, Let me just say Cat Cafes are life. You walk in get handed a sheet of rules and regulations for the cafe, slip your shoes off slap some slippers on and enter a world of cuteness. When you walk in to a Cat Cafe nothing really magical happens. Cats do not run at … More Cat Cafes
Hello Everyone, Going to the dentist is something many people dread. I completely understand why since they can ruin your day by telling you bad news or high five you for consistent flossing. You never 100% know the potential outcome until after they finish their exam. It’s pretty nerve wracking to sit there waiting for … More What a Japanese Dental Experience is Like
Hello Everyone! We recently visited the Rikugien Gardens which is known as the Garden of Waka Poetry. This garden has manmade hills and ponds that aim to reflect the beauty and thoughtfulness of Waka Poetry itself and from being read. As many art pieces also include Waka poems as a main feature and are created … More Rikugien Gardens Illumination
Hello Everyone! As the seasons change in Japan the seasonal themed merchandise also changes. Which makes for a even more fun time when you stroll through the shopping districts of Tokyo window shopping! I particularly love all of the themed food and drinks that everyone who is anyone puts out for customers during popular national … More The Lure of Themed Items!
Hello Everyone! Hopefully, you are all doing well. I am sure you have all heard about how Japan, especially Tokyo, is very expensive. While this can be true for everyday things like fruit and vegetables, there are ways to save your yen! Discounts on meat after a certain hour: This I found out by accident. I … More A list of Inexpensive Places to Shop
Hello Everyone! I have been wanting to write about how I get by without having a Japanese cell phone number or phone. Which also means I am not able to connect to the internet whenever I want. People are always amazed at how I am even able to function while being in Japan. For cell … More No Japanese cell phone? No problem!
Hello everyone! Hope you are enjoying the Fall season in whatever country you are reading this from. 😀 Fall has finally hit Japan and I couldn’t be more happy about it. Massive amounts of rain, beautiful changing colors of foliage and limited edition seasonal snacks are upon us here in Tokyo! I have found myself … More Quick Tips for Saving Money in Japan
Hello everyone! This past Friday we travelled to Kamakura with the intention of forgetting the headaches of midterms. Kamakura is near enough that we made the almost two-hour trip in the morning by train, planning on spending a few hours in Kamakura looking at important sights, and then moving to a nearby beach to watch … More Midterms and the Beach