Summer Cafe Series TBT Edition – The Hammock Kafe, Kichijoji

So this is completely, horribly, terribly late. I went to this cafe over a month ago, the summer is almost over, and this post has been languishing in my drafts folder for more than a month. However this cafe is super fun, quirky, and so very Tokyo that I would hate for people not to … More Summer Cafe Series TBT Edition – The Hammock Kafe, Kichijoji

Summer Cafe Series Part Two – A B Cafe, Kichijoji

How many times on this blog have I waxed poetic about my favorite city (neighborhood? District? Tokyo is confusing) in Japan? Too many times. Unfortunately for those of you who hate Kichijoji, I have at lease two more posts including this one about cafes in this posh little neighborhood. This time, I will be talking … More Summer Cafe Series Part Two – A B Cafe, Kichijoji

4/25/2016 – 原宿; Old Friends, Old Hangouts; New Contacts, New Discoveries

Today, I met up with my old host sister from my high school days. At the time, I really couldn’t speak much more than very, very basic Japanese. Like my listening comprehension was pretty much nonexistent. I had been studying in high school for three years, but I really did not pay attention senior year … More 4/25/2016 – 原宿; Old Friends, Old Hangouts; New Contacts, New Discoveries