Only in the main dining room at Megu: An 800-pound temple bell above an ice-sculptured Buddah, (carved daily). Take a closer look and you’ll se the tables. In the menu it was listed simply as ”5 Kinds of Sashimi Tasting”. Nobody said anything about it being served on top of blue neon light. Visible in [...]
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Q: What is it? A: An amazingly cool bar and restaurant in Tokyo’s Meguro area. With an amazing staff. And, first and foremost, amazing food. Quite amazing! Higashi-Yama is simply the best Japanese food experience I’ve had. Ever. It started out with a five-star bar experience. Make no mistake; the folks tending the bar at [...]
Q: What is it? A: A special Japanese train ticket for tourists that will give travelers a pretty substantial discount. Can only be purchased through travel agencies outside Japan! You must be a tourist – and you must buy it in advance. Look at the little paper thingie above – it’s the best invention since [...]
Q: No ATMs? A: Well, let’s be fair here. There are plenty of ATMs in Japan. Loads of them! However, most of them only accept domestic bank and credit cards. The headline of this post is wrong. You will find many ATMs in Japan, but they a) will not accept foreign credit cards, or b) [...]
Q: What is it? A: Probably one of the coolest hotels in the world. It just is. It’s also located a bit away from ”central” Tokyo, (if there’s such a thing), probably affecting the price tag in a good way. It was raining when I got there. Not a good beginning. I was grumpy. The [...]