Writer: Fuad Olajuwon
Uji - a place that harbors all the charms of major cities like Kyoto, Osaka and Kobe, but remains on the sidelines, rewarding those who seek to venture outside of the tourist guide. With a countless number of places you can go and experiences you can have in the city, here are a few to get you started.
July 14, 2018
Kukai is a quiet establishment tucked away in an alley near Ikuta Shrine in Kobe. Although you have an array of choices on the menu, most patrons come for one thing and one thing only; the Kobe beef okonomiyaki.
June 30, 2018
A few of the signature dishes include the tsukemen (dipping noodles), which are freshly prepared wheat noodles al dente with egg and slivers of roasted pork. The broth is heavenly, with a combination of miso and other remarkable flavors that leave you wanting second helpings over and over.
October 21, 2017
With over 30 years of experience, Mickey House seeks to help those who look to improve themselves in the world of foreign languages.
October 7, 2017
One of the nicest parts of Shinjuku is the vibrant diversity of the area. No matter what you’re looking for, Shinjuku is the place where you can scratch any itch.
July 15, 2017
There are several paths into the concrete jungle, so take one and enter into a new reality. The narrow walkways have intersections where you can branch off into a new part of the alleyways.
June 16, 2017
The Kodokan is a massive eight-story building in downtown Tokyo, where <i>judoka</i> from all over the world call home.
June 3, 2017
The ambiance is set up nicely, as the soft, organic lighting is both natural and inviting. It's deemed to be experienced individually, and prides the potential of individualism. Just as a pebble makes a "ripple" when dropped into a stream.
April 24, 2017
The festive mood and vibrancy of the place was something extraordinary. Rows and rows of specialty shops, dim sum shops, and Chinese restaurants were flashing brilliantly to bring in the New Year.
February 8, 2017