Tag: japan
[Travel Tips] Japan Trip 101 Part 2

Having just returned from Tokyo for a second round, I figured it’d be a good idea to share a little more about what I know.
Check out the original post written in 2016 for the more general tips about Japan here. This post will more specifically be targeting Tokyo,  and you may draw some parallels from my previous post (for those who haven’t checked it out).  …Read More


[Travel Tips] Japan Trip 101

Because a couple of friends reached out asking about my trip to Japan, and wanted tips and suggestions, I thought I’d put together a list of general things, food recommendations and things to do/see for everyone interested in visiting Japan in the near future. Hope this helps! Feel free to reach out if you’ve got any questions or leave a comment if you’ve got something awesome to share with fellow travellers 🙂
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[Kawaguichiko] High Spirits Izakaya

Being a self-proclaimed foodie, I’ve been to many different food establishments and tried all kinds of dishes from around the World, so I’d like to think I know what I’m talking about when I say this…High Spirits Izakaya is by far, one of the best places to go to.

Some places are either better at the food they serve or their service. This place provides you both and so much more. The dishes served at HSI are not your typical izakaya dishes, but mind you, it will blow your mind. Chef Go and Miki run the place with lots of heart and passion and it clearly shows in the food they bring to you and their welcoming personalities. …Read More


[Tokyo] Ostrea Oyster Bar & Restaurant

I’ve always said I could eat 50 oysters to myself, maybe more, but then maybe I am overly ambitious and would just feel sick after and become forever scarred for Life. But point being, I love oysters, and I’ve always heard about how one of the many things you have to try while in Japan, are the oysters.  With that in mind, we googled up oyster bars and set out for Ostrea Oyster Bar & Restaurant in Ginza. …Read More


[Tokyo] Noodle Musashi Clumsy 麺屋武蔵 武骨

Based off the recommendation of one of J’s co-worker, we adventured to the Ueno area to check out Noodle Musashi Clumsy. The restaurant, like many other food establishments in Japan, was small, crowded but comfortable. We were greeted and then proceeded to use the vending machine to buy our meals.  …Read More


[Tokyo] Food Adventures in Japan Week 1

Like a lot of people out there, my childhood dream was to someday go to Japan and I finally got to cross that off my bucketlist. It’s been a few days since I returned from my 2-week long trip there but the jetlag game is still so strong, and even now I still have dreams about Japan and the food there. Because all we did was eat for the 2 weeks we were there …Read More