Nagi Shokudo Vegan Restaurant
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Nagi Shokudo: Relaxed vegan eatery in Shibuya

When in Tokyo, I like to try out different vegan or vegetarian restaurants in addition to my mainstays. Nagi Shokudo…

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Okunoshima – Japan’s Bunny Island

Bunnies! Of course you can get your fix of bunny-shaped cuteness in one of Tokyo’s bunny cafés, but the number…

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Hirosaki Neputa Matsuri

This is one of the big three festivals in the northern Tohoku region, the other two being the Aomori Nebuta…

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Inakadate Rice Paddy Art 2015: Star Wars & Gone With The Wind

Inakadate is a village in Aomori Prefecture and a population of 8000. Since 1993, the people of Inakadate began creating…

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Tokyo Movie Meet-up: Mission Impossible – Rogue Nation

After a long time, I could finally make it to another movie meet-up, thus saving the latest Mission Impossible flic…

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Naoshima – Island of Art

A while ago, I posted about the 007 Museum in Naoshima. Of course it’s not the only tourist attraction on…

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Old books
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Aozora – Free ebooks in Japanese language

In order to become fluent in Japanese and reach the level of a native speaker, you have to leave the…

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Tokyo German Village – Winter Illumination

Tokyo German Village is a park in Chiba, located about two hours from central Tokyo. The park offers facilities for…

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Taking the Highway Bus in Japan

Trains in Japan are excellent but pricy, especially long distance ones. If you are lucky enough to stay in the…

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Omnibot: The wonderful world of Tomy’s Robots

Just like any other kid, I liked toy stores. One German toy store called “Spielwahn” in particular seemed magic to…

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