Hi friends! I hope you had an excellent Christmas. A few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to go to Tokyo DisneySea and Tokyo Disneyland in one day, and I came away with a really surprising preference out of the two. I thought I'd break down how we got tickets for the parks, getting there … Continue reading Tokyo DisneySea or Tokyo Disneyland – which is best?
Hello! If you're reading this, it may be because you've heard of the TeamLab Borderless exhibit in Tokyo and, like I did, you want to go and get some Instagram shots. There is no shame in it - you are among friends here! TeamLab Borderless in Odaiba (which is different from TeamLab Planets) is an … Continue reading Visiting TeamLab Borderless in Tokyo
Hi everyone! It's been a few months now since I moved to Tokyo and life here is great so far. It's nearly Christmas and I'm a little nervous that living away from family will be at its hardest over the next couple of weeks, but hopefully it'll be okay. Anyway, I'm regularly asked questions about … Continue reading Questions I get asked about Japan
Hi friends! The festive season is upon us and I am really excited for our first Christmas in Japan. They don't really celebrate it here in the same way we do (it's actually more of a romantic holiday) but that wont stop me spending too much money and decorating our apartment. In the run up … Continue reading Gift ideas for nerds, gamers and geeks
Hi friends! This week I thought I'd share my experience of planning an overnight trip to the Kawaguchiko area a north of Mount Fuji, including how to get there from Tokyo and any recommended activities once you arrive! We had an excellent time last month and I wanted to share what we got up to, … Continue reading An overnight trip to Mt Fuji from Tokyo