Bar BenFiddich – Shinjuku, Tokyo

Bar BenFiddich – Shinjuku, Tokyo

We had one of the most unique and special experiences of our travelling life at Bar BenFiddich on our last night in Tokyo. David is as much into mixology and cocktails as he is into cooking, and Bar BenFiddich was a must do for him on our trip to Tokyo. We had heard...
Travel Tip – sim cards and citymapper

Travel Tip – sim cards and citymapper

In recent travels, David has caught on to getting local sim cards as soon as we arrive in a new country. When you don’t speak the language, the ability to use your phone freely helps so much in getting around, looking things up and staying connected (without...
Golden Gai, Shinjuku – Photo Essay

Golden Gai, Shinjuku – Photo Essay

The Golden Gai area of Shinjuku is close to the red light/entertainment Kabuchiko district of Shinjuku – and it’s a fascinating couple of blocks of tiny bars in tiny alleys. David took some great photos here, and we wanted to share!      ...
Japanese Konbini

Japanese Konbini

Convenience stores in Japan are totally awesome, and very different from back home in North America. You can find 7-11 and Lawson everywhere in Tokyo, and we were lucky to have a 7-11 right under our hotel (near the Tochomae station on the Oedo line). What we learned...

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