These 10 breathtaking cherry blossom spots all over Japan should be #1 on your bucket list. Where should you start your Hanami?
If there is one coffee shop I thoroughly missed in Osaka, it would be Granknot.
Imagine my joy when I realized how close I was to Tachibana Dori every day? I wake up to quality coffee beans from Granknot, to Biotop, Giracha, LiLo Coffee Roasters, and finally Mill Pour (stylized: mill pour), where this blog post is dedicated to.
Osaka seemed to be a magnet for all things Hawaiian, from Hawaii-themed clothing to Kona blend coffee, so I went inside Eggs n Things to find out what this 70’s breakfast chain does to the Kitchen of Japan.
As we poured wine, we shared bits and pieces of stories that only remains in Amerikamura. What happens in Osaka stays in Osaka.
The art is a perfect example of attaining abstract concept, the meaning of the rock garden open for any interpretation to onlookers.
Wagyu Beef. Unagi. Scallops. Tiger Prawns. It’s the best of Osaka, right in the heart of Kuromon Ichiba Market. Are you ready for a food trip?
Step aside Din Tai Fung, Halal Guys, and all the other gourmet restaurants that made you fat in 2015. It’s the return of the hotel buffets!
As time is of the essence, how does one make the most out of his time in Tokyo? Here are 10 things to do in Tokyo without breaking a sweat.
Meet Motokichi Yukimura. Since a Japanese foodie has published on YouTube his wildly entertaining and sickeningly good spontaneous cooking show of possibly the best omurice you can find in Kyoto last 2010, Chef Motokichi Yukimura’s humble Kichi Kichi Restaurant tucked in an alley in Kyoto has been fully booked.
Kinkakuji is another place in Kyoto you must add to your itinerary, and I recommend one traveling by foot from Ryoanji Temple instead of paying 230 yen to ride the bus.
Serendipitious ~ it’s what I called my experience at Vermillion espresso bar.
Now, Tokyo doesn’t have to be out of your reach. Here are 10 ways you can travel to Tokyo during the Cherry Blossom season under P30,000.
This is how you visit Arashiyama Bamboo Groves, the right way.
Absolutely no words to describe the Kiyomizudera Illumination. Beautiful.
There is no way you’re skipping Fushimi Inari Shrine. The Fushimi Inari Shrine is Kyoto’s most sacred Shinto Shrines in this contrasting Edo-Era-meets-refined-boulevard destination.
With now over 14 stores globally including the United States, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, and Australia, does Manila keep up with over five decades of Din Tai Fung standards set by founder Bingyi Yang?
As an attendee at Google I/O 2015, I had the privilege of dining with some of the world’s brightest women techmakers. This year Google Women Techmakers organized dinners at Lulu and at Bartlett Hall. I felt blessed to be seated next to very intelligent UX designers, software engineers, product managers who are all working with top companies and startups in the entire world.
It’s no surprise that the land of tech startups had Blue Bottle Coffee to supply them with the best Oakland coffee roasters, and Blue Bottle Coffee is no stranger to being a startup success story of musician CEO James Freeman. More than a decade later, Blue Bottle Coffee now has stores in New York, Los Angeles and even Tokyo.
Nope, I’m not talking about the Halal Guys. In San Francisco, there’s this unaffiliated HALAL CART, which is by far one of the best things I ate in San Francisco.