Summarizing #8 – my favorite parks

Hamarikyu What I like about this one is the location – Shiodome metro stop, so very central, easy to reach, you may go even for a short moment the size – it is large and sets you out of the city for a moment the tea house – a moment out of time, sitting there […]

#4 summarising – my top 10 favorite places

Osaka is special to me. It is noisy, the place for trade, shopping, streetfood, good week ends, great people. Honestly, not much to visit but quite an atmosphere. Reiko San and Chikako San introduced me to ramen, and to Tenma. I always had a great time in Osaka and spent quite a few week ends […]

#2 summarising – 10 things I will not miss

ANTICUATED BEHAVIORS Living 3 years in Japan is taking a lot of you (and giving a lot too) but your lines are blurred by all of the contradictions and you end up either understanding some crazy ideas or not noticing them any more. Wearing heels at work is the norm, ugly, black, old fashion, with […]

#8 – summarising – 10 things I will miss

The gym! This has been a critical part of my lifestyle and balance for over 20 years so, wherever I moved, the first thing I look for, even before accepting a job or taking a housing, is checking on the options for gym. Tokyo is no different and possibly even more critical. So, soon as […]