Geishas Under Attack! Well this is a troubling story: classic Geishas, Japanese women who perform ancient traditions of art, dance and singing, and are distinctively characterized by their wearing of kimono and oshiroi makeup, are under attack. These legendary Geishas… Read More ›
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“Ramen Noodle” Vending Machines Are Here! While you can get ramen from vending machines all over Asia and Japan, this innovative technology is now here in the US! The great food website Tastingtable.com has the story. As they report: Three… Read More ›
Tokyo’s Sensoji Temple Shops Face Ruin! Asakusa’s Massive Rent Hike Could Wipe Out These Iconic Shops!
Welcome To Tokyo’s Iconic Sensoji Temple! Everyone who visits Tokyo makes a stop in the Asakusa district, where Tokyo’s iconic Senjoi temple is – with this entrance: Just past this entrance is a long street, where you can buy a… Read More ›
Welcome To Tokyo’s Shinjuku District! Yes, one of Tokyo’s most amazing neighborhoods is filled with neon and incredible nightlife – one of the most entertaining places to visit – but it’s expensive as well! A Month Of Tokyo For $772!… Read More ›
Behold The Majesty Of A “Cheeseburger In A Can!” Yes, my son Jeff got me the greatest birthday present of all: the hilarious – and hilariously REAL “cheeseburger in a can” – designed by a German company for people who… Read More ›
Celebrate National Coffee Day With “Colorless” Coffee! Coffee Jelly! Weasel Coffee! Three Wild Ways To Have A Cuppa Joe!
Happy National Coffee Day! For those who celebrate national holidays built around food and drink, Sept. 29th is “National Coffee Day”, and here are three great ways to celebrate! Coffee’s For Closers! Alec Baldwin screamed at Jack Lemmon to put… Read More ›
Japan’s Amazing World Of Vending Machines! I love Tokyo’s vending machine culture. They are lined up on streets everywhere you look – full of the best food and drink you can find! You can buy virtually ANYTHING from a machine… Read More ›
Welcome To The “Tokyo Idol Festival!” I wanted to share a musical performance phenomenon underway in Tokyo – one that we happened upon! First, according to wikipedia: “in Japanese pop culture, “idol” is a term typically used to refer to… Read More ›
A Tokyo “Double Rainbow!” What a great way to celebrate Alex’s first-ever trip to Tokyo – with a double rainbow from our Park Hyatt hotel room! It was just one of the many great shots from there – like this… Read More ›
It’s An Electrified Tokyo Night! I have shared many of my Tokyo adventures with you, but our last night was without a doubt the most memorable, thanks to this: Introducing Golden Gai’s Musical Maestro! Meet Yuko Yamazaki! He’s a great… Read More ›