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Sushi you later

The night we got back to Tokyo, it was imperative we go for sushi. Not just because our cash funds weren’t withdraw-able yet and the place accepted credit card, but also because it was good. And oh, was it good. Pretty cool getting to watch a dude BLOWTORCH YOUR MEAL. The past two weeks have

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Oh deer. Nara.

Last time we were in Kyoto, I got sick and Niaal went to Nara without me. NOT THIS TIME, BUDDY. We spent New Year’s Eve afternoon in Nara, roughly a 40-minute JRail train ride out of Kyoto. From the station, it’s a moderate walk down a long, shop-lined street towards the national park. You know you’re about

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Cats, junk, snacks – Nakano and Harajuku

The cat where we’re staying has taken a liking to us (our room heater). Normally, the proprietors don’t let her disturb the guests, but in our case, it’s made the stay so much better. Just as I was starting to feel homesick (catsick), we find ourselves with visitor. Breakfast yesterday was Freshness Burger again. Really

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Matcha snack and yakitori – Roppongi and Shinjuku

I have a small brag. I actually spoke Japanese to someone yesterday, AND SHE UNDERSTOOD. I didn’t understand her reply, though, so we awkwardly switched to English. But just this evening, I said something in Japanese to someone else AND SHE UNDERSTOOD and there was no awkwardness. So – level up! ^__^ Tonight, I enjoyed a

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