Sakura Season 2016

Sakura Season 2016

Another year, another Hanami (cherry blossom viewing) season. Last year we were in Tokyo for the blossoms and had a great time at Shinjuku Gyoen Park. This year I was personally lucky enough to have two good sessions on the same weekend. Last Saturday, I headed out to...
Get Ye to a Mountaintop

Get Ye to a Mountaintop

Whenever I find myself in a new environment, particularly in a city, one of the first things I have the irresistible urge to do is get to the highest point I can and survey the area. There’s just no better way to get a handle on how all the areas you’ll...
A Bit of India in Ikebukuro

A Bit of India in Ikebukuro

There’s lots to like about eating out in Japan. Aside from the seemingly infinite variety and general high-quality of the food itself, there’s a lot to be said for how often I find the locale itself will add to the experience. Due to its relative scarcity,...

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