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Ramen Review: Japan’s Tenkaippin Ramen Chain

Ramen Review: Japan’s Tenkaippin Ramen Chain

The thickest tonkotsu broth you’ll ever have! It’s good, but very heavy and salty. You’ll enjoy the first few bites then feel sick after if you aren’t prepared…and yet it’s still good!

Kirin Beer Factory Tour: Free Beer! Free Tour!

Kirin Beer Factory Tour: Free Beer! Free Tour!

This is going to sound unbelievable, but it’s true! If you go on the Kirin Beer Factory Tour they give you free beer and snacks at the tour.

Ramen Review: Japan’s Ippudo Ramen Chain

Ramen Review: Japan’s Ippudo Ramen Chain

Review of Ippudo ramen: It’s delicious. That’s all you need to know. If you ever have the chance to eat at one, don’t miss that opportunity.

Visual Journey: Hiking The Yamadera 1,000 Steps

Visual Journey: Hiking The Yamadera 1,000 Steps

I overestimated for this hike. It was October in Sendai and it was cold. I was wearing shorts. My supplies were limited to one bottle of water and my camera since I wanted to pack very light. 1,000 steps is not a lot. You can […]

Ramen Review: Japan’s Ichiran Ramen Chain

Ramen Review: Japan’s Ichiran Ramen Chain

Ichiran Ramen is a very popular ramen chain restaurant that can be found throughout Japan and around the world.  The first Ichiran was established in Fukuoka making it a specialty dish for the city. There are several locations throughout the city which are all marked […]

Memoirs From Marugame: Everything I Learned To Appreciate

Memoirs From Marugame: Everything I Learned To Appreciate

I told some of my coworkers at Disney about the restaurant job. They thought I was doing the job for fun, that’s not correct.  I’m doing the job for pain.  Pain to have a much greater appreciation for everything I do.  Also to understand more […]

A Trip To Universal Studios Japan: Jump Summer 2017

A Trip To Universal Studios Japan: Jump Summer 2017

I love and hate Japanese theme parks. Theme park guests can dress in costumes and some of them are amazing! Some of them are not. It’s very crowded, but everyone is still very polite and patient.  As long as you keep that in mind, you […]

Memoirs From Marugame: Day 10 and My 2 Weeks Notice

Memoirs From Marugame: Day 10 and My 2 Weeks Notice

Not much to report on Day 10. I don’t find the job very difficult and now find it boring.  I think I’d be comfortable quitting knowing that it’s just because I’m bored and not because the job is too painful. By comparison to my office […]

Universal Studios Japan: Gintama Live Talk Show

Universal Studios Japan: Gintama Live Talk Show

Gintama is probably my favorite anime of all time. It’s hilarious, clever, creative and action packed. If that’s the type of show you like, watch a few episodes and you’ll be hooked! So, when I found out there’d be a live show at USJ, we […]

Memoirs From Marugame: Destroyed Hands – Day 9

Memoirs From Marugame: Destroyed Hands – Day 9

It’s my 9th day working at a restaurant and I’m very tired of it. I think It’s mostly cause it’s boring. Anytime I’m learning something new and interesting time passes by quickly.  If it’s boring, time stands still.