Archive for December, 2016

  • Christmas Present Vending Machine: Tokyo Gift Shopping Made Simple

    Christmas Present Vending Machine: Tokyo Gift Shopping Made Simple

    Christmas shopping can be stressful – but not today! I’ve found a Japanese Vending Machine that is perfect, making it easy for you to shop and save time — and save money! There are over 650 of these King’s Treasure […]

  • City of Knives and Swords

    City of Knives and Swords

    The Japanese knife is quite simply the best in the world. The place best known for them is Seki (関市) in Gifu where Japanese Samurai swords have been forged for over 700 years. That tradition continues today in its knives […]

  • Iwate Food Field Trip: Legend of Cabbage Man

    Iwate Food Field Trip: Legend of Cabbage Man

    Japan is a country with some of the best food in the world, certainly not exclusive to Tokyo or Osaka! I hope you’re hungry because I’m traveling 550 km north to Iwate Prefecture (岩手県) in the Japanese countryside to stuff […]