Tag: Japan

  • An afternoon at Setagaya

    An afternoon at Setagaya

    Getting to Setagaya is easy. For this trip, in particular, our main destination was Todoroki Valley. It takes about 40 minutes to travel from Central Tokyo via train, including a couple of stops and transfers. Google Maps is very reliable to use in Japan. When checking train schedules in the evening, make sure to set…

  • Starbucks Reserve Roastery Tokyo 📸

    Starbucks Reserve Roastery Tokyo 📸

    Starbucks Reserve Roastery Tokyo, a photo dump. By commute, Starbucks Reserve Roastery Tokyo is more accessible by bus since the train station is about a 20-minute (brisk) walk away. There are no parking spaces available. Even on their website, it states that taking public transportation is more recommended.  The building has four floors: 1F: Starbucks Reserve, 2F:…

  • Itamae Sushi

    Itamae Sushi

    For sushi and sashimi, you can’t go wrong with Itamae Sushi. I go to their Akasaka branch since it’s near the apartment. It is in a bustling area with many bars and restaurants, and it looks the most accommodating and safe choice, especially for foreigners. The menu prices are reasonable, and I particularly enjoy the…