Tokyo street life
People-watching is my favourite pastime when I travel. I enjoy immersing myself in the surroundings and observing the quirks and odd sights. Sometimes being an outsider enables you to notice interesting sightings that are often neglected by the locals. What is 'norm' to the locals may be fascinating to the outsiders, our
Off the Clock
From SAVEUR issue no. 165 The Tokyo that many visitors seek out is all glitz, but I adore places like Uosan Sakaba, a terrific izakaya, or eating pub, in Shitamachi, the Low City. Historically home to tradesmen and fishermen, it's an area full of grit and hidden treasures.
One of my faves... my sons having a couple bowls of udon noodles with some of the locals. These counters are commonplace, built right out on the street, and always busy with people grabbing a quick meal.
48 Hours in Tokyo
Kabuto Yakitori restaurant on Omoide Yokacho (Memory Lane) in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. Yakitori is pieces of meat, most commonly chicken, on kebabs with different types of sauces and sometimes vegetables. I ate a lt f yakitori while I was in Japan; it's really good.
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Japan and Hong Kong Trip 2012 — what katie ate...
Hello all! :) So I got back from Tokyo and Hong Kong last week and what can I say other than: W.O.W. I am officially in LOVE with Tokyo, I adored it. Really, so rarely have a been to a city/place in a long time which has blown me away so much. I adored everything about it - ok, actually strike that,