Menya Musashi Ramen in Shinjuku, Tokyo

menya musashi ramen in shinjuku tokyo

The number one new food we found during our 2014 trip to Japan was Menya Musashi in Shinjuku. After we came home from our last time in Tokyo, I really regretted not finding and eating more ramen in the city. Which is weird, because, well – ramen is all over. So this time around, IRead more

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Learning Japanese: Japanese Language Resources

Learning Japanese at Home

I started trying to teach myself Japanese a handful of times over the years, but in the months leading up to my most recent trip to Tokyo in 2017, I really buckled down and started making progress. Japanese is definitely not easy to teach yourself, but I found quite a few resources that really helpedRead more

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Craft Shopping in Shinjuku, Tokyo: Okadaya + Tokyo Hands

craft shopping in tokyo japan

One of my main goals during my 2014 trip to Japan was to buy as much cute crafty stuff I could get my hands on. I think I did alright. The two main places I bought stationary and yarncraft items were both in Shinjuku: Okadaya and Tokyu Hands in the Takashimaya Times Square mall. photoRead more

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