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1|imageslimNika TresorLV.23 13 3
Ramen is a super versatile dish – you can customize pretty much everything about it. You could have a richer or lighter broth to start with, have it seasoned with salt, miso, or soy sauce, add however much spiciness you prefer, and even choose the firmness of the noodles. However, we’re not here ...more...
1|imageslimClaudia MitsuLV.53 32 3
It sounds too good to be true, but two of the most famous sweets souvenir from Japan met up on a great collaboration. On one hand we have the fluffy yummy cake in banana shape and taste called Tokyo  Banana. On the other hand we have KitKat, the famous chocolate and wafers snack which is well-kno...more...
1|imageslimMike BosackLV.71 6 3
It would seem that food truck culture is really gaining worldwide acceptance.  What started as fast food on wheels has reached gourmet proportions, and this trend has been picking up in Japan. Of course, it would be false to assume that Japan has not always had a food truck culture--they just did...more...
1|imageslimKim BLV.86 5 2
If you'd like to inject your international travel with some culture, history, or art, then museums are a great way to check out the best of what a country has to offer. If you'll be headed to Tokyo, you would be remiss to bypass Ueno, which is a hub for all kinds of museums in the big city. Here ...more...
1|imageslimKiara ThreepwoodLV.35 38 1
Hello there, fellow traveller! Saturday is probably not the best day to spend time in a shopping mall. But who would want to spend a day by locking themselves in their accommodation and watching TV? I guess one should probably go to a less popular area on a weekend, where neither tourists nor lo...more...
1|imageslimKiara ThreepwoodLV.35 48 2
Hello there, fellow traveller!This day goes by the motto “Shibuya Power!!” as being cued in a wonderful German adventure game called "Harvey’s New Eyes". We start off in Shibuya and work our way through Harajuku and north to Shinjuku. There’s no other way to start this day, than to pay respect at...more...
1|imageslimNgoc HuynhLV.19 198 3
The tuna auction at Tsukiji Fish Market is definitely one of those things I was happy I did in hindsight, but hated every second of it leading up to the auction. Here are some tips I wish someone had told me before going: How do I get there? Japan's transit system stops at 1AM and unfortunately ...more...
1|imageslimNika TresorLV.23 27 1
You’ve seen the Sailor Moon Café. You’ve seen the One Piece Restaurant. Now get ready for the JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure inspired bar! If you’re a fan of the JoJo franchise and you’re planning a trip to Japan anytime in the future (yes, anytime, as this is bar is not a temporary thing for once), ma...more...
1|imageslimKiara ThreepwoodLV.35 104 1
Produced in 2016 「昼のセント酒」 (Hiro no Sento Sake, roughly translated meaning “Bath and Alcohol at Noon”, English title on amazon is "Sunshine Sento-Sake", German title is “Getränk nach dem Bad am Mittag”) is a drama about 42 year old Takayuki Utsumi, who’s working as a travelling salesman for an adv...more...
1|imageslimKim BLV.86 47 5
If you're like me, you love finding coffee shop gems when you travel. Getting a head start on the day with some caffeine is the best way to fuel up for a day of exploring in my opinion! If you want to find a latte that will give you a bit of cheer first thing in the morning, then a great place to...more...