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These 50 Japanese Souvenirs Absolutely Need to End up in Your Suitcase

These 50 Japanese Souvenirs Absolutely Need to End up in Your Suitcase

Japan is a wonderland. So much great food, outstanding landscapes, incredibly polite people and oh, the quality products! A getaway to Japan – even for the Japanese – is often intricately linked to shopping. That is no coincidence. Shopping is a national pastime and it is quite the experience as well. Underground stations in Tokyo, […]

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Best Souvenirs from around the World Worth Buying

This post contains affiliate links. It’s no secret that I am no fan of even the best souvenirs. Not the typical suspects anyway. Give me a typical food item over a key ring any day as a souvenir from your trip. Buy me something silly yet useful, like a mafia apron from Sicily or a […]

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Your Ultimate Otaku Guide To Tokyo

I think it’s way too late to out myself as a massive manga and anime fan. It’s public, ever since I keep blabbing on about it, falling in raptures over the first manga I saw in a Japanese book shop and going to nerdvana, Anime Japan. As some of you might be just as crazy […]

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From Nerdvana to Hell – My Real Life Pokémon Go in Tokyo

My Real Life Pokémon Go in Tokyo

I couldn’t believe my eyes. Kept safely in its shiny glass cage was the Pokémon game I always wanted to play (waaaay before Pokémon Go). Like in, forever! My common sense went out the window and my ferocious nerd instinct kicked in, demanding me to possess it. No, it didn’t come in ring shape. But […]

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