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    Eating Out: A Basic Guide to Restaurant Japanese

    If you’re not too well-versed in the vernacular, eating out in Japan can be a bit stressful. Pointing and gesturing will get you somewhere, but it might also get you something you didn’t order! Too cheap to pay for Japanese [...]

    August 19, 2014 -
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    Interview with Joseph Tame – That LED Chap

    Have you ever seen this guy in Tokyo? He generally has a bunch of flashing lights and other random stuff strapped onto his body, and has gained quite a following in recent years. We chatted to him about he came [...]

    August 19, 2014 -
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    Terrific Tokyo Hikes

    Lace up, and strap on your pedometer (basic ones available at the 100 yen shops) – it’s time to go hiking! Though Tokyo is famous for its go-go lifestyle and concrete & steel neighborhoods, there are plenty of green spots [...]

    August 17, 2014 -
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    Dressing Like a Princess: A Guide for Cheapos

    “Cinderella” resonates with almost everyone because almost everyone, at some point in their lives, becomes a cheapo. Budgeting and rationing means an emptier closet. It means clawing through bargain piles, blow-drying your hair yourself, and foregoing that cashmere sweater which [...]

    August 15, 2014 -