Category Archives: Japan

A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO THE NEIGHBORHOODS OF TOKYO

As the most populated metropolitan area in the world, Tokyo can be a bit intimidating for first-time visitors. While most people have a few ideas of things they’d like to see or do in Tokyo, like climbing Tokyo Tower or seeing Shibuya Crossing, many don’t realize just how large and spread out everything is. Tokyo is […]

EATING IN JAPAN: A GUIDE TO JAPANESE NOODLES

It occurred to me a few weeks ago, when eating with some friends, that most foreigners don’t even realize that there are different types of noodles in Asian cuisine. While I could probably write a novel of the different types of noodles spanning all Asian food, I decided instead to narrow it down and talk about […]

TOKYO DISNEY RESORT: CHOOSING THE RIGHT HOTEL

Finding accommodation in Japan can be tricky, and at Tokyo Disney Resort it’s no exception. There is an almost overwhelming amount of hotels affiliated with the resort, all at varying price points and advertising different benefits. Hotels fill up very quickly at Tokyo Disney, so it’s best to make reservations at least 2-3 months in advanced to […]

EATING OUR WAY THROUGH TOKYO DISNEY: CHALLENGE ACCEPTED!

Japan is known for its many delicious foods, including sushi, ramen and melt-in-your-mouth wagyu beef. While all these foods are readily available for your consumption at Tokyo Disney, they’re not exactly foods worth trying while at the resort. Instead, the most famous, must-try food at Tokyo Disney is something slightly surprising, and something… not slightly Japanese. Popcorn. Tokyo Disney is […]