Recent Posts

June 25, 2015

How Polite is Too Polite?

Japan has spoiled me with its extremely high customer service; so much that gestures of respect can sometimes go unnoticed.

June 4, 2015

The Art of Star Wars

The Force comes to Tokyo at the Star Wars Visions exhibit on the 52nd floor of Mori Tower.

May 15, 2015

Hidden Dining at Manten Curry

Whether you’re a curry connoisseur or just want to try something new, I’d strongly suggest checking out Manten Curry in Jinbocho.

April 29, 2015

Hip Hop Culture in Japan

With such a large barrier of cultural understanding between America and Japan, do these fashionistas really understand what it means to be black?

February 14, 2015

5 Romantic Spots in Tokyo for Valentine’s Day

If you can find an uncrowded romantic spot in Tokyo, add it to this list.

February 6, 2015

Housing in Japan: Apartment or Share House?

LIfe of the party or partyf or one?

January 26, 2015

Double Consciousness

Double consciousness creates an element of conflict within us, as we struggle to reconcile our identity as a foreigner and as someone living in Japan.

January 10, 2015

Three Places for Craft Beer in Tokyo

3 great Tokyo craft beer bars for microbrew enthusiasts.

December 23, 2014

Don’t Be Home Alone This Christmas

Don’t be home alone this holiday season. Take the time off to set your plans for next year!

December 19, 2014

Off Into Space

A visit to the Japan Aerospace and Exploration Agency (JAXA) is a must for any space fan.

December 4, 2014

Hairy Situations

You mess with the ‘fro… you got to go.

November 29, 2014

Affordable Travel: The Breezy Seaside of Yokohama

For a fun day that won’t break your wallet, head down to the port city of Yokohama.

November 17, 2014

Just a Color

The joy of teaching in Japan is what you can learn from your students.