Category: Japan

Japan, Travel

First trip to Japan: A 10-day itinerary

japan 10 day itinerary shibuya tokyo

A sample 10-day Japan itinerary for first timers to Japan, covering Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto. If you’ve already been to Japan multiple times, this itinerary will not work for you. This post is a condensed version of my Japan trip in late Nov/early Dec and detailed posts will come soon. We did this 10-day Japan …

Japan, Travel

8 restaurants in Tokyo for vegetarians

Shinjuku Standing Sushi Bar Tokyo Japan

Vegetarianism is still a rather foreign concept in Japan; when I was there with my SO (he’s a lacto-ovo vegetarian), we found ourselves explaining to waiters very often that seafood and meat were not okay food choices for vegetarians. Fortunately, we managed to hunt down a couple of restaurants that were exclusively vegetarian/vegan or had …

Japan, Tips, Travel

First time to Japan: Quick Guide

Shinjuku Tokyo Japan

Just last November, I made my first trip to Japan (like, finally)! 💃 🎉 I was travelling with my aunt and sis and we were new to the country; like me, it was my sister’s first time to Japan while my aunt only visited Tokyo during a brief stopover. Planning the first trip to Japan could …