Second Harvest Japan: Food for all People

June 19, 2018 by Admin

In Japan there is up to 8 million tons of food loss in Japan every year, while one in six live below the poverty line. As the only registered food bank in Japan, since 2002 Second Harvest Japan have been turning ‘mottanai’ (waste) into ‘arigatou’ (thanks) by redistributing food waste from supermarkets such as dented […]

Flea and antique markets in Tokyo

May 29, 2018 by Mark Guthrie

One of the joys of living in a different country is absorbing its culture and aesthetics. One of the best way of doing that is by filling your home with fashionable goods and furnishings that reflects both your personal taste and that of your adopted country. Now, to do this in Tokyo you can of course […]

Leave Your Mobile Battery Behind with Charge-Spot

May 29, 2018 by Jason Gatewood

Back in the days of flip phones, Japan what noted for having some seriously nice phones that could do almost anything our smartphones can do now. We were sending email, downloading music, watching TV and paying for train rides on them while the rest of the world was still oohing and ahhing over text messages. […]

Things to do in Tokyo during Rainy Season

May 29, 2018 by Jason Gatewood

We’ve braved yet another cold winter, sat out under the pink trees during hanami season, and seen it warm up steadily with our minds starting to look towards the barbecues, beach trips and bon ordori festivals of summer. But we have to get through three or so weeks of dreary, sopping wet tsuyu rainy season […]

Craft Beer in Tokyo and Yokohama

May 20, 2018 by Mark Guthrie

Japanese beer is usually thought of as just the ‘big three’: Asahi, Kirin and Sapporo. While these are great when ice cold on a scorching day, they aren’t exactly the most interesting of brews. However, right now there is something of a craft beer revolution going on. While it is impossible to highlight all here, below […]

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