A dash of bitter in an otherwise sweet review. Continue reading Tokyo’s Best Hot Chocolate (As Reviewed by a Jaded Romantic)
Out in Chiba, there’s a train line that takes you to tacky fish shrines and roof decks where you can summon aliens. Oh, and beautiful coastal views, too. Continue reading The Aliens and Fish Shrines of Choshi Dentetsu (Video)
Every now and then your luck turns against you and you meet a rotten apple. This is one such story. Continue reading Racist Encounter in Japan
Solo travel isn’t as lonely or as daunting as it may seem. It helped me transform from someone who vicariously experiences adventures through fiction to someone actually living them out. Continue reading What’s So Fun About Traveling Solo?(Video)
Date Visited: December 19-20, 2017
Hiroshima may often be associated with atomic bombs and WWII, but outside its tragic past, Hiroshima is also a place of arresting scenery and mouthwatering eats. I went to Hiroshima City and Miyajima Island in mid-December and here are some of my tastiest finds.
Fall in love with the colors of fall at Hananuki Gorge in Ibaraki Prefecture! Continue reading Fall Colors of Hananuki
When Tokugawa Ieyasu died, Kunōzan Tōshōgū in Shizuoka Prefecture was built to enshrine his remains. They were lated moved to Nikko, but it is said that a part still remains in its original resting place. To this day, Kunōzan Tōshōgū remains a spectacular feat—an ornate shrine fit for a fearsome ruler. Check outthe video below for more information. Continue reading “[Shizuoka] Kunōzan Tōshōgū”