Tokyo

All You Can Drink Alcohol At A Maid Bar

All You Can Drink Alcohol At A Maid Bar

When you’re out with friends and it’s a drinking night, seeing “All You Can Drink” is going to get your attention.  Seeing “All You Can Drink” at a maid bar will definitely get you to consider the location.

Ninja Girl Maid Cafe In Tokyo: A Bar And A Show

Ninja Girl Maid Cafe In Tokyo: A Bar And A Show

For 1000JPY, you get a draft beer and 30 minutes of Japanese girls in ninja outfits teaching you things about ninja history…okay mostly simple games and them doing really cute stuff.

Wait…You Can Have Maids Clean Your Ears In Japan?

Wait…You Can Have Maids Clean Your Ears In Japan?

In Japan, there’s a lot of niche shops and services to appeal to a spectrum of people. I skipped most things but couldn’t resist getting my ears cleaned at a maid cafe. Well, it wasn’t necessarily a cafe…more like an uncomfortable office space with cubicles.

Green Tea Beer at Tokyo’s 1899 Ochanomizu

Green Tea Beer at Tokyo’s 1899 Ochanomizu

The only place that serves green tea beer is at 1899 Ochanomizu in Tokyo.  It tastes very bitter along the lines of a concentrated green tea and an IPA. Served as a half pint, I struggled to finish this due to the bitterness.

Cafe & Pancake Gram: Super Fluffy Pancakes in Japan

Cafe & Pancake Gram: Super Fluffy Pancakes in Japan

The fluffiest pancakes in the world are in Japan. The journey was tough (almost impossible), but after 3 trips to Japan this year, I was able to get them.

VR Zone Shinjuku: Dragon Ball VR Battle!

VR Zone Shinjuku: Dragon Ball VR Battle!

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to fire a kamehameha like Goku? VR Zone Shinjuku wondered and then they created the Dragon Ball VR experience! Fire kamehameha’s until you take out all your opponents (or die trying).

Unsuccessfully Climbing Mt. Fuji: A Tired Tale

Unsuccessfully Climbing Mt. Fuji: A Tired Tale

I didn’t think we were going to start our Mt. Fuji climb at 12:38am…but that’s what we did.  From the start, I was already tired since I arrived in Japan at 5am that morning and worked a full day before getting on the redeye flight. […]

Taking The Taxi from Fujinomiya Mt. Fuji and Back

Taking The Taxi from Fujinomiya Mt. Fuji and Back

For our Mt. Fuji climbing adventure, we stayed in Fujinomiya. At 11:30pm buses weren’t running to Mt. Fuji at that time so we had to take a taxi to Mt. Fuji.  Our hotel told us that it would cost 10,000JPY.  There were four of us […]

Cabinhouse Yado Fujinomiyaten (Capsule Hotel Review)

Cabinhouse Yado Fujinomiyaten (Capsule Hotel Review)

The place seemed very new since everything was in pristine condition.  This was probably the nicest capsule hotel (if that’s even the right term) that I’ve ever stayed in.

From Tokyo To Fujinomiya: By Bus

From Tokyo To Fujinomiya: By Bus

During Mt. Fuji Hiking Season (summer), buses run throughout the day from the Tokyo Station JR Express Bus Terminal. You can purchase a ticket from Tokyo to Fujinomiya (cities around Mt. Fuji) for 2570JPY.