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Heidi Sarol

Heidi Sarol is a Filipino content creator living in Tokyo. She lives for cheap thrills, hole-in-the-wall cafes and exploring as much of Japan as she can!

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Explore

Surf, Sun and Save: Discounts for Kanagawa Beaches in Japan

Here are 5 fantastic bargain beach trips from Tokyo that you can visit without breaking the bank.

By 6 min read

Live

Japanese Recipe Adventures: Gyudon

If you're a fan of Japanese fast-food chains like Sukiya, Matsuya and Yoshinoya, you'll love this recipe!

By 2 min read

Culture

5 Easy Japanese Karaoke Songs

Sing your heart out and impress your friends at your next karaoke party with these simple songs in Japanese.

By 6 min read

Explore

5 Sweet Potato Treats in Japan

It's officially autumn in Japan, so we rounded up some of this season's 'yammiest' sweet potato treats.

By 4 min read

Culture

Binge Worthy: 5 Japanese Dramas for Studying Japanese

Improve your Japanese listening skills with Japanese dramas!

By 5 min read

Live

Japanese Recipe Adventures: Oyakodon

An easy traditional dish made with rice, chicken and egg.

By 2 min read

Learn

Kanji Cheat Sheet: For Taking the Shinkansen

She took the bullet train going everywhere

By 1 min read

Culture

Autumnal Equinox Day in Japan

Pull out your fall wardrobe and plan your koyo viewing, because autumn is upon us. (And did someone say four-day weekend...?)

By 1 min read

Learn

Kanji Cheat Sheet: Reading Emergency Alerts in Japan

Earthquake and tsunami alerts in Japan can be quite jarring. Keep calm and carry on with this guide.

By 1 min read

Learn

Kanji Cheat Sheet: Understanding Your Japanese TV Remote Control

Everything is under control.

By 1 min read

Learn

Kanji Cheat Sheet: For Getting Mail Redelivered in Japan

You’ve got mail.

By 1 min read