- I've been traveling and eating my way around the world! Now I'm in Tokyo to share all my favourite spots! I spend my time traveling, surfing, hiking, camping and eating amazing food! My favourite Japanese food...Agedashi Tofu!
Experience the real way of samurai when you're in Tokyo next at Sengoku Buyuden! Here all history buffs and samurai lovers will be able to geek out over some traditional samurai armour, swords, and more! Get down here to discover great food amongst some historical Japanese culture.
Toot! Toot! Japan isn't short of interestingly-themed restaurants! Just a little wander around the backstreets of popular tourist spots you'll find some pretty eye-opening restaurant signs. Testudo Izakaya (Railroad bar) Little TGV combines a maid cafe with a railway theme. All aboard!
Sometimes you want to dive beneath the surface and experience a down-to-earth, no-frills style eatery. Something with character, attitude, and energy. Kaikaya by the sea in the back streets of Shibuya bustles with this uncontrollable noise and laughter, and honest meals.
You may have heard of this crazy thing you need to do in order to become a man in Japan... the Wanko Soba Challenge! Here you need to eat as many soba noodle bowls as you possibly can. WARNING! Males must eat at least 100 bowls to become a man, or so the story goes! You up for the challenge?
Sometimes when you think you know Japan, something like this comes along. Boob Ramen, or Oppai Ramen as it's known in Japanese, is the creation of the owner of Ramen Bar Snack Izakaya in Tokyo's Meguro ward. Read on if you dare...
Just one little search on Instagram for fire ramen will bring up a plethora of slow-mo shots of this crazy-fire-themed ramen restaurant. Located in Japan's cultural capital, Kyoto, put this on the must-do list next time you're here!
Japan is pretty well-known for its crazy amount of food challenge restaurants! Everything from giant sushi, to huge piles of beef, all-you-can-eat fried chicken and more. Yaro Ramen in downtown Akihabara, Tokyo is a standout amongst the crowd. The ramen looks good here, and if you don't wanna eat for the rest of the week, maybe this place is for you!
Venturing out towards Nakano along the Chuo line is Higashi Nakano - Nakano's little brother to the east. Here you'll find a long street called Ginza with a number of little shops and eateries. A local's favourite here is "Juban" a down-to-earth diner-style eatery with a friendly charm. The food is worth lining up for!
If you're looking for a unique souvenir to bring back home from Japan with you Rokkatei Strawberry Chocolates could be just for you! Gaining popularity recently amongst international visitors these delicate sweets are sure to please all your friends and family.
Arriving in Enoshima it's hard to miss this wooden-clad American-style bar and restaurant situated right along the river in town. Deigo By The River is coined as an "Ocean Cafeteria" loved by surfers and the locals of Shonan. Californian vibes here we come!