Category: Japan

how to be a tourist in your own home

how to be a tourist in your own home

How, you ask? By cooking! 2020 has been the year of no travels. Quarantine gave me more time on my hands, so I used that time to cook different dishes from around the globe. Some were attempts to recreate my favorite dishes I’ve eaten during my travels, and some were dishes from places still on … Continue reading how to be a tourist in your own home

9 things i learned in the 7 days i spent in japan

9 things i learned in the 7 days i spent in japan

Weather in mid-March is pretty mild. It’s not like March in NYC, when you might still need a coat. In Tokyo/Kyoto, you just need a light spring jacket, and perhaps a scarf. It does get chilly at night so make sure you’re prepared for that. If you’re lucky, you’ll catch some cherry blossoms at this time. … Continue reading 9 things i learned in the 7 days i spent in japan

how to be a tourist in kyoto

how to be a tourist in kyoto

Let me just preface this post by saying that two days in Kyoto is definitely not enough. We had only about a week in Japan but didn’t want to stay in Tokyo the whole time, so we chose Kyoto for the last two days - mainly because I wanted to visit the deer park and … Continue reading how to be a tourist in kyoto

how to be a tourist in tokyo

how to be a tourist in tokyo

Of course, this isn’t en exhaustive list but these are some of the things we got to do in the five days we spent in Tokyo. Admire the cherry blossoms. Of course, this depends on the time of year you go, and it’s not limited to only Tokyo. They typically bloom around late March in … Continue reading how to be a tourist in tokyo