A Carolina girl by birth, Tokyoite by choice and world traveler at heart trying to find the perfect career/life balance as a work-at-home mom.
These 10 Japanese words and phrases can help you bargain for some good deals or talk about the finer things in life.
Time to head out and enjoy the annual bloom of flowers armed with a few new casual and slangy phrases to try with your friends.
It’s that time of the year again — the countdown to Valentine's Day (and its alter ego White Day) begins in Japan. Are you ready to let that special someone know how you feel? Here are five ways to tell it from your heart — without sounding like a cheesy anime character.
What emojis like 🎍, 👹 and 🎏 actually mean, how to partake in Japanese holidays and celebrations using them, plus some go-to Japanese phrases to top it all off.
We chart winter light ups all across Japan in our latest travel guide.
These 10 versatile ingredients will effortlessly bring the feel of Japan’s hearty autumn to your table.
Hikes that catch trees bursting into color and an enticing hot spring bath afterward. These 10 locations are perfect for an adventure, soak or just a change of scene from the city.
This Halloween, be more than just scared with these new Japanese words and phrases to express your fear and disgust like a horror movie pro.
What’s the difference between "shukujitsu" and "saijitsu" — two types of Japanese holidays — and the surprising reason why we won’t have another extended Silver Week autumn vacation for nine years.
The eskimos may apparently have 1,000 words for snow, but if you watch Japanese TV there seems to be only one (or two) words for “delicious.” Not for you anymore.
Tokyo’s waterways offer stunning views of the city in the summer and the boats that ply them offer dining courses for all occasions — from fireworks to ninjas to wedding receptions.