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1|imageslimMike BosackLV.66 750 9
My wife came home excited the other day.  As is often the case, it was because she had discovered something new and unusual here in Japan.  This time, however, she had brought that new and unusual thing home and set it in front of me..."Check it out!  Squid Ink Cup Noodle!  I got it for you to tr...more...
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1|imageslimKim BosackLV.81 705 7
When it comes to chain coffee shops, your mind may immediately go to one place - Starbucks. And whilst Starbucks in Japan is great, there are other options here too that are a bit more budget friendly - it's just about knowing what they are and where to find them.Not only do they offer coffee, bu...more...
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1|imageslimMike BosackLV.66 261 5
It's amazing all of the hidden treasures Japan--and Tokyo in particular--has to offer.  A few years back, my wife and I were strolling through Meguro just window shopping and enjoying the cool evening walk when we happened upon an unusual restaurant.  The place had a campy eighties feel to it wit...more...
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1|imageslimAsha🍙 MehtaLV.53 279 3
Japan has an extremely rich history of wagashi, which are traditional sweets and confectioneries that are often enjoyed together with green tea, or alone as a dessert. These confectioneries often have a more natural sweetness, and these are a few you simply must try in Japan! Daifuku Daifuku rem...more...
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1|imageslimMike BosackLV.66 378 4
The recipe for a fantastic Brew Pub is pretty simple: good food, good atmosphere, and, of course, great beer.  While the number of Brew Pubs is starting to grow throughout Japan with the rise of microbrews and passion for craft beer, allow me to introduce you to my favorite: Baird TaproomBaird Be...more...
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1|imageslimMike BosackLV.66 211 4
Do you love the 80s?  Do you love Americana?  Do you love Ice Cream?  What if I told you there was a place to get a little taste of it all?   For adults, Tokyo is the ultimate playground--after all, it has world-class shopping, gourmet restaurants, trendy cafes, impressive museums, etc.  Still, n...more...
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1|imageslimKim BosackLV.81 708 5
Japan is often seen as a place that truly embraces the weird and wacky. From establishments like the Robot Restaurant to quirky maid cafes, there's something that will surprise you at just about every turn. When it comes to bars, Japan has its fair share of unusual ones there too - but what about...more...
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1|imageslimAsha🍙 MehtaLV.53 972 24
When it comes to Japanese food, the first thing that pops up in everyone's minds is Sushi. But going beyond sushi, here are some food items not miss during your trip, and chain restaurants that serve them so that you can try them no matter where in Japan you'll be travelling to. However, do remem...more...
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1|imageslimJulia LaiLV.37 36 1
Power up like Goku and friends from the Dragon Ball Z series , by drinking the drink Lipovitan-D.Lipovitan-D is a energy drink popular and trusted in Japan, design remove any physical and mental fatigue.Can also be effective use for times of lack of  appetite , when your tired after a day of work...more...
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1|imageslimKim BosackLV.81 809 6
If you're like me, you enjoy finding new foods and cute places to grab a bite to eat or drink when you're traveling. I'm also all about things that are presented adorably - attention to detail always wins me over! Tokyo has attention to detail by the bucketload - here are three cute spots to grab...more...