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60Michele RichardsonLV.33 111 12
Ahhhh Disney Sea.  A Disney goers paradise.  I grew up in California, and was fortunate enough to be able to visit Disney Land quite a few times as a child as well as participating in yearly events like Music in the Parks for concert band.  Disney has always been part of my childhood as it is for...more...
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60Mike BosackLV.42 24 7
For many, sake is a passion--they know every detail there is to know about the different varieties and how it they are brewed.  Still, you do not need to know the difference between Genshu and Nigorizake to enjoy Japanese sake.  Here are 5 tips to serve as a crash course before you start your sa...more...
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60Kim BosackLV.49 41 6
Tripping around Japan, and craving some pizza or pasta on the cheap? I have the place for you! With a half Italian background myself, sometimes I just want ALL THE CARBS. (Sometimes = most of the time). The place is called Saizeriya, and it's a chain of Italian style restaurants that are quick, i...more...
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60Mike BosackLV.42 68 4
When traveling, sometimes hunger strikes but you have a train you need to catch or somewhere you need to be in a rush.  In those moments, stopping for a meal may not be an option, and even some convenience store choices like instant noodles or bento can be cumbersome.  In those moments, you shoul...more...
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60Kim BosackLV.49 53 6
Let's face it, travel can be expensive. Once you factor in the cost of flights and accommodation, you've already most likely spent a pretty penny - so anywhere that money can be saved is a nice thing!  One of my favorite go-to meals when I am out and about in Japan are gyudon bowls. Super thinly ...more...
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60Kim BosackLV.49 37 5
In the past few years, food trucks have been big business all around the world - or so it seems! Cool little neighborhoods seem to have things like taco trucks, and depending on where you grew up you might remember having an ice cream truck that would cruise your neighborhood, playing its' infamo...more...
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60Abdulla RifatLV.17 33 1
My Ninja pose. I think i'm Naruto!Let me start of by saying this experience was one of a kind… strange in some way but different. The whole restaurant was based on a ninja theme as you can guess by the name of the restaurant, all foods and drinks had ninja themed names. The decoration of the res...more...
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60Midori NishidaLV.27 84 11
Harajuku is insanely popular among the younger crowd and many of the fashion trends and pop culture originate from the lively neighborhood. If you take stroll through Takeshita Street, you'll likely notice that most if not all stores cater to youngsters (junior high-high school students). If you'...more...
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60Kim BosackLV.49 47 4
Japanese food is beyond delicious. From ramen to sushi, curry to soba, tempura to okonomiyaki - there's something to suit just about anyone's taste preferences, really!I will say though that as an Aussie girl living in Japan with an American husband, sometimes we both just crave a really good bur...more...
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60Kim BosackLV.49 42 5
I remember taking this picture when I was out shopping soon after we'd first arrived in Japan, and thinking "what on Earth?!" when I did. Firstly - has anyone ever seen a square watermelon before who hasn't been to Japan? And secondly - have you ever seen watermelons going in the 10,000-20,000 ye...more...