Posts tagged "Tokyo"
People Watching on a Typical Sunday at Tokyo's Yoyogi Park

People Watching on a Typical Sunday at Tokyo’s Yoyogi Park

  A Sunday stroll through Tokyo’s Yoyogi Park is unlike a visit to any park anywhere else in the world. Sure you can find couples enjoying the day quietly on blankets, dad’s playing catch with their children, people whipping about frisbees as in many other parks… but there’s so...
Horse Sashimi and Sukiyaki at Hidari Uma in Roppongi, Tokyo

Horse Sashimi and Sukiyaki at Hidari Uma in Roppongi, Tokyo

I went to a Thai language school in Bangkok that didn’t use any English, forcing students to comprehend the language in situations rather than memorizing from rote. Our class consisted of Koreans, Japanese, Germans, and many other nationalities… most of whom had little or no English language abilities....
Professional Baseball in Japan - Seeing the Tokyo Giants at the Tokyo Dome

Professional Baseball in Japan – Seeing the Tokyo Giants at the Tokyo Dome

Take me out to the ballgame Take me out with the crowd Buy me some yakitori and edamame…. Stepping out of the cab at the base of the massive Tokyo Dome I immediately felt the same frantic pre-game energy I knew from my childhood. It was just like...
Krispy Kreme In Tokyo, Japan

Krispy Kreme In Tokyo, Japan

So maybe all the meals weren’t adventurous while in Tokyo. Sometimes one simply needs junk comfort food… particularly one that’s been missed for over seven years! So yes, we broke down and chowed down at Krispy Kreme in Shibuya, Tokyo Japan.
Abalone, Tuna Jaw, Conch and More - Amiyaki Charcoal Grill in Tokyo, Japan (w/Video)

Abalone, Tuna Jaw, Conch and More – Amiyaki Charcoal Grill in Tokyo, Japan (w/Video)

In celebration of our 100th post we’re going to do something a bit different this time around…first post to feature video content! A word of caution for vegetarians and those who are easily offended, overly squeamish or just fussy…don’t watch the video, you’ve been warned. Growing up in...
Tsukiji Fish Market and Some of the Freshest Sushi at Daiwa Sushi in Tokyo

Tsukiji Fish Market and Some of the Freshest Sushi at Daiwa Sushi in Tokyo

Lots of pictures of the market at the end of the article so scroll all the way down Muslims have Mecca, lovers of Trance have the lovely town of Goa, surfers and single, middle-aged women looking for a spiritual awakening have Bali 😉 For lovers of sushi the...
A Brief Guide to the Kichijoji Area of greater Tokyo and Shutters Restaurant

A Brief Guide to the Kichijoji Area of greater Tokyo and Shutters Restaurant

Like Brooklyn is to Manhattan, Kichijoji is to Tokyo – with some damn good spare ribs and octopus! If you want to see real local flavour in an easily accessible Tokyo neighbourhood, take the 15 minute ride to Kichijoji. Kichijoji, in the Western area of Tokyo, is about...
The Wondrous Store (retail experience) Called Muji, Tokyo, Japan

The Wondrous Store (retail experience) Called Muji, Tokyo, Japan

I want to live a Muji life Actually I first encountered Muji in New York. A creative director at the ad agency I worked at was hoarding Muji notebooks that he bought in London. Being a fan of a minimalist aesthetic, Muji suited me perfectly. But while I...
Bello Visto Bar in the Cerulean Tower Hotel, Shibuya, Tokyo

Bello Visto Bar in the Cerulean Tower Hotel, Shibuya, Tokyo

Cocktails with a panoramic view of Tokyo Every big city has one – the high-rise hotel with the sweeping, panaromic view of the skyline. In the case of Tokyo, one of our favourites is the Bello Visto Bar on the 40th floor of the Cerulean Tower Hotel in...
My Trip to the Ghibli Museum - Mitaka, Tokyo

My Trip to the Ghibli Museum – Mitaka, Tokyo

I hate to throw around phrases like “the Walt Disney of Japan”…but that’s the easiest way to describe Studio Ghibli for those not familiar with the Japanese cartoon studio. Ghibli has impacted not only the anime scene of Japan (a commonly held belief is that the name means...
Gaya Organic Izakaya, Shibuya, Tokyo

Gaya Organic Izakaya, Shibuya, Tokyo

Organic & macrobiotic…not your average Izakaya Eating healthy is important to me…so when I heard that there was a healthy version of an Izakaya, I was eager to try it. To put this in perspective, an Izakaya is basically a pub serving food to complement the drinking…so in...
Good Honest Grub for Brunch - Shibuya, Tokyo

Good Honest Grub for Brunch – Shibuya, Tokyo

A homey Western-style brunch in the heart of Tokyo I may have mentioned before that breakfast is my favourite meal. So it is no surprise then that breakfast or brunch has become a weekend ritual for me – whether at home or abroad. And while I have had...