38 Best Coffee Shops in Tokyo: Which Ones to Try

38 Best Coffee Shops in Tokyo: Which Ones to Try

While most people think of tea when they think about Japan, Tokyo has a thriving coffee culture that seamlessly blends tradition with innovation, creating a haven for coffee connoisseurs and casual drinkers alike. Coffee shops play a pivotal role, not only as purveyors of meticulously brewed beverages but also as cultural hubs where community, creativity,…

36+ Essential Books to Read Before Visiting Japan

36+ Essential Books to Read Before Visiting Japan

Before traveling, I always recommend travelers look beyond the Top 10 Lists or bucket list items and read books from another culture to better immerse yourself into the culture and traditions of that place. While guidebooks and travel blogs provide valuable insight into the practice aspects of travel, they often fail to capture the essence…