By mezadaman

Sapporo’s Ramen Restaurant Shingen, Where the Ramen is Worth the Wait!

There’s a handy tip when picking where to eat in Japan; if you see queues of locals, the restaurant will give you some decent grub. Shingen ramen house in Sapporo’s Susukino district is no exception to this rule. Author’s photo Shingen Author’s photo It’s well worth a detour from the main streets of bars and…

Delicious Curry that Will Keep You Warm in Sapporo: Future Curry Koris

The Japanese are not renowned for their love of spice. A blob of mustardy wasabi next to your toro sashimi will likely be the only heat you find accompanying food on a day to day basis. If you look hard enough however, there are some fantastically fragrant curries to be had. Sapporo seems to have…

High-rise Cocktails for Low Costs at Electric Sheep Bar in Sapporo

Picture a swanky skyline bar serving tasty cocktails. The room is filled with beautiful people enjoying the chilled atmosphere. To many, it’s the idea of a perfect night out but an outrageously pricey one. This is not the case for Sapporo’s Electric Sheep Bar. Prime Location Author’s photo When walking through the heart of the…

Got a Date You Need to Plan? 3 Excellent Date Spots in Tokyo

Thanks to the internet, it’s now easier than ever to find a date. Your married friends may be spending Friday nights trawling Ikea or Nitori for a new bookshelf but in one swipe you can find someone willing to share a drink or some food with you. The hard part is now deciding where to…

9 Neat and Useful Buys for Only 100yen!

In the UK, Poundland and Poundstrecher infect the high street like unsightly warts. There is a certain stigma that follows these discount shops, one of recession and hardship. The Japanese equivalent couldn’t be more different. Shops like Daiso are an Aladdin’s cave of weird, eclectic yet practical goods that can life hack you to domestic…