Hello everyone and こんにちは！ We've finally made it to the third (and final) installment of this series! This is part 3/3 of my Golden Week look-back series; although it's a couple months later at this point (thanks, life) we're going to finish out strong! ~~~~~~~~~~~ Once a new emperor was crowned in Japan, residents said … Continue reading Embracing Reiwa and Exploring in Japan’s New Era
Hello everyone and こんにちは！ Starbucks Japan has blessed us with another limited drink, so of course I've got to review it! This go round, Starbucks is celebrating summer with their first drink release of June: the Lemon Yogurt Hakko Frappuccino! This drink practically screams summer, and packs a perfectly sweet citrus punch with each sip. … Continue reading Sipping on Japanese Starbucks #5 – The Lemon Yogurt Hakko Frappuccino
Hello all and こんにちは！ Another installment of my Golden Week series is here. I'm sure you're wondering why this project is taking a hot minute, but I've been a bit busy at work and prepping for my return home next month! Although Golden Week was over a month ago by now, I'm back with part … Continue reading Tokyo’s Side-Street Secrets
Hello everyone and こんにちは！ It's been a hot minute since my last drink review, but I'm back in full swing and ready to tell you about this classic! Let's not waste any time and get started! Prepare your sweet tooth! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Just in time for June, Starbucks Japan has taken a retro turn. The "retro … Continue reading Sipping on Japanese Starbucks #4 – Pudding A La Mode Frappuccino
Hello everyone and こんにちは！ I'm back (after a bit of a hiatus) to talk about some places I visited during Golden Week this year! This post will be 1/3 posts in this Golden Week series! There were a few places in Tokyo and Kyoto that my mom and I visited during the holiday that I'd love … Continue reading Drinking Starbucks in a 100-year-old Tea House – Hidden Gems in Kyoto!
Hello everyone and こんにちは！ I've been thinking about this topic a lot lately, and seeming that it's one of my favorite hobbies/past-times (and it's popularity here in Japan) I'd love to dive into the gaming culture of Japan. So grab a drink, maybe something to snack on, and hopefully by the end of this read … Continue reading Video Games & Gaming Culture in Japan
Hello everyone and こんにちは！😄 I hope you all had a great weekend and dreaded Monday isn't being too bad to you. I'm here with 3/3 of my Nagoya posts! You can find 1/3 and 2/3 in their respective posts here on my blog! Ahh, the final segment. While the other two posts were very specific, in this … Continue reading Trying New Things and Returning to Familiar Places: Highlights from a Trip to Nagoya