Amelie-Marie is a French writer living in Tokyo since 2013. When she isn't complaining about the price of cheese in Japan, she likes to talk about its culture and society — and always keeps it punny.
Sorry to rain on your parade, but Japan's Go to Travel campaign is only for domestic tourists.
How many spices does Japanese shichimi really have? We're bored enough to find out.
When you're trying to enjoy your staycation, but Mother Nature has no chill.
The gold has completely faded from Japan's week-long vacation. Guess we'll just stay home and sleep.
Not even the coronavirus can stop drinking parties.
The peanuts are the only reason to eat those, really.
The same day a state of emergency was announced in Tokyo over coronavirus, a gorgeous supermoon appeared like a beam of hope in darkness.
Each household in Japan will receive two cloth masks to combat the coronavirus. Good luck to families of three or more.
Are we doing this social distancing thing right?
We all saw it coming.