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Shirohige’s Totoro Cream Puffs

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Walking to Shirohige’s cream puff shop feels like being transported to Satsuki and Mei’s quiet countryside neighborhood surrounded by greens from the […]

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Pokemon Center Mega Tokyo

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I can still remember choosing my very first Pokemon, Charmander, from Pokemon Blue version and setting off to a quest to discover […]

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Yakitori at Nishi Azabu Gonpachi

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The Nishi Azabu Gonpachi, more famously known as the “Kill Bill restaurant”, is the place that inspired the Kill Bill Vol. 1 […]

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First Snowfall of 2016

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The view of the neighborhood with rooftops covered in snow greeted me as I opened my window early this morning. I was […]

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Recipe: Matcha Macarons with Azuki Bean Filling

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For the past few months, I was fortunate to be able to collaborate with a great and talented chef here in Japan, […]

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Coming of Age Day (Seijin no Hi)

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Coming of Age
Every second Monday of January marks the coming of age of women in Japan. This day is called Seijin no […]

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Marunouchi Christmas Illumination

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Christmas is a very big tradition back in my home country, the Philippines. So when I moved here in Japan, I was […]

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Kyoto: Into the Heart of Japanese Culture

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Kyoto, Japan’s ancient capital, is a city that best depicts the country’s  rich history and culture. From the architecture, food, temples and shrines, […]

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The Meiji Shrine

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Just a short stroll from Harajuku station is one of Tokyo’s top sightseeing spots, the Meiji Shrine. This is where the late 19th-century […]

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First Autumn in Japan at Yoyogi Park

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It has been 6 months since I first moved here to Japan. Living here has been a surreal experience. Just simply witnessing […]

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