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Random Budget Tips for Enjoying Japan

Japan is not cheap. It also wasn’t outrageously expensive like the rumors we heard. Perhaps in Tokyo, the cost of living is on the same scale as New York City or Paris, but we stayed in Osaka the entire time. (Partly, the reason for this was the high price of the […]

Don’t Try This At Home

When we told our friend, CD, that we were heading to Japan, he commented “I understand it’s all about the ramen.” As a wine sommelier and aficionado of fine food, he nailed it. Perhaps he remembered the very first Japanese spaghetti western, Tampopo, where the hero helps a widow owner […]

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