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Guide: Buy USJ Tickets Online

I just visited Universal Studios Japan in Osaka (yes, again) with my sister a couple of weeks back, and as before, I bought the studio passes ahead of time. I always feel sad for the people I see queuing at the park to buy…

11 January 2016

Third Anniversary at Umihotaru and Mother Farm in Chiba

Every year, we celebrate our wedding anniversary by doing something related to water (1st | 2nd). For our 3rd anniversary this year, we took the Tokyo Bay Aqua Line with a stopover at Umihotaru (lit. sea firefly). You might have also seen these on my instagram,…

3 December 2015
Attractions Shopping

Yanaka – Exploring Tokyo’s Shitamachi

Despite living in Japan for a few years now, there are still many places in Tokyo I have not heard of, much less visited. One such place is 谷中 Yanaka, a town, I was told, that still preserves the atmosphere and charm from decades ago. Yanaka…

25 November 2015
Attractions Food

Misaki Maguro Kippu (Misaki Tuna Ticket)

Shu was in town recently and asked me if I wanted to go with her to Misaki on a little tuna tour, and obviously I said yes! Misaki Maguro Kippu is a special ticket bundle that comes with Train travel on the Keikyu line to…

4 October 2015

Shinjuku Golden Gai

A while back when Eric was visiting, his friend, Van was also in town so we decided to meet up. Van suggested going to Shinjuku Golden Gai, and although I’ve been living in Japan for a while now and I’m pretty familiar with Shinjuku, I’ve never…

6 August 2015