Fuji Shibazakura Festival, Japan: The Pink Carpet!

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For most traveler, witnessing the cherry blossoms in Japan is almost mandatory. During the early part of April, the flow of tourists can be overwhelming causing the hike in prices, from air tickets to the accommodations. For those who have … Continue reading

Gourmet Series: Kyo Hayashiya – Tokyo, Japan

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Who? Kyo Hayashiya Where? Ikebukuro SEIBU Department Store Main Shop 8th Floor, 1-28-1 Minamiikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, Japan What? Hot Matcha Milk (8/10) Matcha Parfaits (9/10) Matcha Mochi (9/10) When? Friday, 6 February 2015 Comment? If you love green tea, this … Continue reading

Gourmet Series: What’s Good to Eat In Tokyo?

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On my recent trip to Tokyo, I have discovered that not everything in Japan is expensive. Apart from accommodation and transportation, there are multiple ways to maximize your budget, especially when it comes to food. I managed to visit a … Continue reading

Business Class With All Nippon Airways: Dining Over Mt. Fuji!

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My first experience with All Nippon Airways business class was a wonderful delight. Although there is some room for improvement in terms of hardware (e.g. the seat), the Japanese’s commitment to impeccable service simply shone through during the entire flight. … Continue reading

Tokyo, Japan: Where is the best spot to view Mt Fuji?

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I guess the answer might be varied. After doing some research, I found out that Kawaguchiko and Shimo-Yoshida are considered the best two. For the second consecutive year, I managed to visit Tokyo for its cherry blossom season. This year … Continue reading