If you are looking to experience “real Japan,” Okayama is a destination that warrants slowing things down and exploring carefully.
Tokyo transplant from Honolulu, Hawaii. Writer, researcher, photographer, foodie, KSDD. See his random pictures on Instagram @sneakermaniahttp://mankitsu-mangen.blogspot.jp/
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Explore mountainside temples and historic buildings in Onomichi, straddling the border of tradition and modernity.
Hiroshima is one of the top 3 regions producing premium sake in Japan—here's where to taste it on your next visit to the area.
It’s that time of year again; Tokyo Game Show!!! Even though I do not consider myself to be a gamer by any extremely liberal definition of the term, ever since I went for the first time last year, I've been looking forward to going again. It […]
Finding a great burger that doesn't cost a crazy amount in Tokyo is no easy task! In the recently published The Burger Map Tokyo, there were over 40 shops listed, and those were just the ones considered “the best of the best”. While some of the […]
Gyudon, thinly sliced beef on top of rice, is one of those ubiquitous foods in Japan. It seems like there is a Yoshinoya, Matsuya, or Sukiya near every train station in Tokyo, but ... While these are great places to grab a quick meal on the go, […]