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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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An All-American Bite at Tokyo’s JS Burgers Cafe

For pregnant times, make it JS Burger time.

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Extend your summer at Okinawa’s Kerama Islands

Summer isn't over until the last benimo is eaten.

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Entranced by the Autumn Colors of Kyoto

Kyoto lights up in November with the colors of fall.

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Scrub Off Summer At Yukemurino Sato Onsen

Scrub off the summer grime and dip into your own bucket of relaxation at the Yukemurino Sato Onsen.

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Saijo: A Sake Day Trip From Hiroshima

A short day trip from Hiroshima offers a fun sake tour.

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Okonomiyaki, Hiroshima-style

The age old question. Which region makes the best okonomiyaki?

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Culture

Experiencing Japan Through Literature

Experience a Japan like no other in the pages of these books.

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The Little Streetcar That Could

The streetcar won't be a fast ride, and it may be a bit bumpy, but as you enjoy the street views, know that you are sitting in the heart of Hiroshima.

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Grab Your Take-copter And Visit The Doraemon Museum

We all have to grow up some time, but those who had Doraemon in their childhood will never forget him.

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4 Offbeat Drinks For A Japanese Summer

From frozen beer to DIY sake cocktails. Here's 4 offbeat drinks to try this summer!

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Drive Like Senna With Race Fight Club Tokyo

Unleash your inner race car drive with the Race Fight Club simulator.

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