Japan Train Station Stamps

Stamps are a big thing in East Asian countries, especially in Japan. Instead of hand written signatures, you'll be using hanko or stamps for documents. Everyone has their own personalized stamps for documents. Not only people, stations also have their own stamps. The stamps are usually located on a stand near one of the entrances... Continue Reading →

Tsukiji Market (築地市場)

We've been wanting to go to Tsukiji Market for a while. We first knew of its existence from Clean Bandit's - Rather Be music video and then we watched the documentary film Jiro Dreams of Sushi which also featured the Tsukiji fish market. Tsukiji is the one of the most famous wholesale markets in Tokyo also... Continue Reading →

Mutekiya Ramen – Ikebukuro

So back in March 2016, we went to an owl cafe called Ikefukurou (いけふくろう) in Ikebukuro, Tokyo, Japan. While we were standing in line to go into the owl cafe, we noticed another line forming on the sidewalk. When we got back home, the then girlfriend now wife was curious and figured out that the... Continue Reading →

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