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Category Archives: Japan

5 places of worship I visited while travelling

I’m not a religious person. Maybe that’s why I enjoy visiting places of worship when I’m on the road.

February 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Recap of 2012 travels

A look back at the different places I visited in 2012

December 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Hidden treasures on the road: Second hand bookstores

Second hand bookstores are treasure troves of cheap pre-loved reading materials.

November 13, 2012 · 3 Comments

Money saving tips for Tokyo: Accommodation and sightseeing

Minnasan konnichiwa, We’ve reached the end my money saving tips for Tokyo series. This time, I will share with you how to save on accommodation and sightseeing so you can … Continue reading

October 16, 2012 · 1 Comment

Shinjuku’s (secret) Garden Shrine

When I was planning my third trip to Tokyo, I thought I would not discover anything new since I have crossed off a lot of the tourist attractions in my … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · 3 Comments

#FoodFri Omurice at Taimeiken in Tokyo

One of my favorite yoshoku (Japanese-style western food) dish is omurice. It’s a rather strange dish with an equally strange name. Omu + rice = omelet + rice. An omelet … Continue reading

October 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Money saving tips for Tokyo: Food and drink

Find out ways to save on food and drinks in Tokyo.

October 2, 2012 · 2 Comments

An overnight’s stay at Ooedo Onsen Monogatari

Before planning my trip to Tokyo, I made a note to visit Ooedo Onsen Monogatari and spend a night there. My other plan was to overnight at a cybercafe but … Continue reading

September 29, 2012 · 18 Comments

#FoodFri Glutton at Tsukiji, Tokyo

Tokyo’s Tsukiji is the famous fish market. Some guidebooks recommend visiting early in the morning at around 5 a.m. to catch the tuna auction. Being the lazy glutton, I didn’t … Continue reading

September 29, 2012 · 1 Comment

Money saving tips for Tokyo: Transportation

Tokyo is the most expensive city to live in but there are still many ways to make the trip less expensive. As I was writing this money saving guide for … Continue reading

September 23, 2012 · Leave a comment