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Lisa Hong

Lisa Hong is a California native whose travels have taken her through wine countries, coral reefs, and ancient cities around the world. Always out to enjoy cultural and gastronomical experiences, she has fallen in love with Tokyo

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Group Feasting at Nabezo

A convenient place to feast on great Japanese food that is enhanced by a large party!

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100 Yen Store Spring Guide

Spring is a good time to accessorize your apartment with fun items from the 100 yen store.

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Hanami Drinks For Spring

Spring is here and it's time to enjoy the warmer weather with a cool spring drink!

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Eating Sushi the “Proper” Way

Sushi is delicate and thoughtful, and I appreciate those chefs who serve something worth savoring.

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Get Ready, It’s Sakura Time!

Grab your camera and head to these areas in Tokyo to enjoy the sakura.

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I Survived Fugu

This article is for the fish lover and the adventurous eater.

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The Delight of Plum Blossoms

It's time to go out and enjoy the variety of colors that have popped out!

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5 Reasons I Wear Surgical Face Masks

Resistance is futile. You too will be assimilated into the mask wearing public.

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Pregnant in Japan: City Survival Guide

5 tips on helping you deal with morning sickness while being pregnant in Japan.

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Pregnant in Japan: Prenatal Care

Got a growing baby bump? Time to find a good OBGYN.

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Tokyo Illuminates During the Holidays

Tokyo comes alive with the glow of Christmas lights during the holiday season.

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Pregnant in Japan: Deciding to Stay or Leave

In this 3 part series, we take a look at being pregnant in Japan.

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