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…

Complete Guide to Starbucks Reserve Roastery Tokyo

Complete Guide to Starbucks Reserve Roastery Tokyo

Starbucks is an international brand that no doubt every person on the planet has heard of.  I’ll admit that I drink a fair amount of Starbucks and find them great places to write and work in.  I’ve found some amazing places in Japan for coffee like Tully’s, Excelsior, Beck’s, and the countless smaller chains and independent places.  …