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  • Hokkaido, Travel Tips, World Cuisine

    My Top Food Experiences in Sapporo

    June 7, 2014,

    One of my favorite places that I had the opportunity to visit last year is the snow-capped, sleepy town of Niseko in Japan. Niseko is in Sapporo, the capital of Hokkaido, which is located in the northernmost part of Japan. It was a holiday that was filled with the gorgeous beauty of nature, exhilirating snow adventures

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  • Tokyo, World Cuisine

    Why I Keep Going Back To Tokyo

    February 20, 2014,

    Tokyo is another city I love going back to. My family and I try to visit at least once a year. And since I am looking forward to going back there again, I checked my photos and saw that I haven’t written about the last time I was there in

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  • Tokyo, World Cuisine

    The Best Of Tokyo – Part 1

    April 13, 2013,

    I have been to Tokyo 3 times in the past year. There is something about this ultra-modern, ultra-hip and yet still very traditional Asian city that keeps me coming back for more. The city is dotted with sky high buildings, neon lights and colorful Harajuku girls in the midst of

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  • Kyoto

    A Trip to the Other Side of Japan – part 2 of 2

    November 11, 2012,

    And so the Japan adventure continues… Since we were based in Osaka for the whole duration of our stay (see my previous post about that first part of the trip here), we had to take a train ride to see Kyoto, a place quite popular among tourists. We knew it was

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  • Osaka, World Cuisine

    A Trip to the Other Side of Japan – part 1 of 2

    October 29, 2012,

    I have always been fascinated with Japan. The country is rich in history and culture. Although very modern and technologically-driven, the Japanese people never forget their centuries-old traditions.  It is clean everywhere. Urban landscape is in order. Everything just seems to work efficiently… not to mention that Japanese food is

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