Japan · Osaka · Universal Studios Japan

A Muggle’s Guide to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Japan

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I spent the whole day being a kid at the Universal Studios Japan last July 26, 2018 and I could say it’s the most magical birthday ever! Wandering around Hogsmeade and with Butterbeer flavored drink and a wand is every Harry Potter fans dream come true.

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Japan · Shibuya · Tokyo

Kawaii Monster Cafe in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan

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Located in Harajuku, reknowned for colorful street art and youth fashion, with quirky vintage clothing stores and cosplay shops along Takeshita Street; Kawaii Monster Cafe offers unique and one-of-a-kind dining and entertainment experience. From the “Monster Girl” wait staff to an out-of-this-world menu, its creative weirdness will captivate anyone who dares to enter.

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Japan · Osaka

Travel Guide: Osaka Castle in Osaka, Japan

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Osaka Castle (Osaka-jo) was built in one of Japan’s more tumultuous eras of history – the Azuchi-Momoyama period – Osaka Castle is one of the region’s most impressive and iconic landmarks. Restored in 1997 after bombing raids in World War II, this gargantuan castle is the pride of Osaka and is a must-see for visitors to Osaka City.

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Japan · Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan: A Travel Guide For First-Time Visitors

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So, you wanna visit Tokyo? I’m very happy to hear that! Planning a trip specially for the first time can be overwhelming. What places should I see? How to get around? Where should to stay? What to do in Tokyo in 5 days? We’re faced with a gazillion questions to make our visit enjoyable. Some of my favorite memories were in this country and as a repeat traveler, I’m very very excited to share with you some tips on how to make your travel to Tokyo enjoyable.

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Dotonbori · Japan · Osaka

Ichiran Ramen | Osaka Foodventure

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I first saw Ichiran Ramen in a video and it was described as an ‘introvert’s paradise’ because guests sit in a minimally decorated wooden booth, sheltered from other patrons on either side. The only few human interactions that you will be having are when one of the staff hands you a piece of paper (for your order) and ushers you to your seat once available. I am in no way an introvert but I wanted to try it out!

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