Japan it UP!
Travel adventures of an American living in Japan. It all started with a visit and I never left!
To make Japanese Omurice (a Japanese omelette with rice) you will need 500g minced chicken 1 chopped onion ¼ cup chopped carrot 2 chopped shiitake mushrooms 3 cups freshly cooked rice 6 large eggs 4 tablespoons milk 1 tablespoon freshly … Continue reading
Here’s a quick guide on where to shop for affordable yet durable products in Tokyo and what’s offered at the shops. Asakusabashi Station (East Exit) – There is a chain called Shimojima that has about 5 different buildings full of … Continue reading
Many visitors will tell you that while Japan is a beautiful country, there is something special about the springtime when the famous Japanese cherry blossoms are in full bloom. Starting in the month of April, the country erupts in a … Continue reading
Much like Colorado’s winter paradise of Aspen, Niseko is the premiere place for snowboarders in Japan. There are two main ski and snowboard areas in Hokkaido, but the powder in Niseko is of the deep variety that snowboarders crave. Despite … Continue reading
SGCafe Urban Youths Guide is a Japanese based online business directory and one of the largest youth portals in South East Asia. The directory enjoys a high traffic with over thousands of views in a month. It serves as a … Continue reading
The book “The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia” has been released! You can get your copy right here! The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia is one of the most beloved video game series of all time and Nintendo and Dark … Continue reading
There’s a new single out by Noyzfera2 called “Heart in Azamino” that sounds pretty cool. and you can find it in the Apple Store. So check it out, launch iTunes, and listen to the preview! It’s available in the Japan … Continue reading
Lately I’ve been watching football and other USA sports and shows live using USATVnow. No setup, no software, I just watch directly from my browser. I’m currently using the free plan that gives you access to ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, … Continue reading
Izakaya are fantastic. There are also quite a few “one coin bars” around the city. There are a few in major areas like Shibuya and Shinjuku or even Ebisu. They will literally have a sign that says “one coin bar” … Continue reading
Seijin Shiki, also known as Coming of Age Day, is an important time for Japanese youth. Each year on the second Monday of January, the people of Japan gather to recognize those who have reached (or have almost reached) the … Continue reading