Shop smart for cheap JAL/ANA Japanese domestic flight deals

With the rising of cheap Asian flight deals in Toronto, more and more Torontonians are reaching out to Asia, especially to Japan.  Now that there are direct flights from Toronto to Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya.  I used to travel through Japan with my JR pass, but recently I’ve found great domestic flight deals like 7300…

unveiling the dual voltage 100-240V travel cooker

Every time I shop at grocery stores or meat stores in Asia I honestly wished I have a mini cooker that allows me to cook, so that I can buy the wagyu beef and make myself a shabu shabu in my room. And recently I’ve found the one on amazon.ca! This dual voltage travel cooker…

Riding on luxurious bus with a budget in Japan

There are many public transportation options to travel between cities and prefectures within Japan, for example riding on the Shinkansen or domestic airlines, but there is always the bus route option you can take and you can spend as little as 1/3 of what the Shinkansen would cost you to go luxury and comfy on…

Alternatives to hotdogs and burgers at Tokyo Disneyland

It’s always nice if you could experience different things at different Disneylands, if we really could.   I’ve visited all of the Disneylands, except the Shanghai one.  Honestly I’m quite bored and disappointed with the food choices and rides we can choose from at all of the Disneylands.  Disney has to maintain the image of…

Try the limited Bento from anywhere in Japan at JR Tokyo Station

I have been to Tokyo for almost ten times but I never actually have been to the JR Tokyo station. It happens we were transiting to another line to visit Tokyo Disneyland this time and passed by the Ekiben-ya Matsuri by luck.  This ekiben (lunch boxes for the stations) shop operates as early as 5am…

Are you ready to take a bite of the Lego brick in Japan’s Legoland?

Are you ready for some Lego brick shaped chocolate and fries in Japan? The newest Legoland amusement park will be opened in Nagoya, Japan in April this year. Apart from various kinds of Lego attractions and shows, I’m actually more interested to try the brick shaped Lego food, that includes Lego fries and chocolate, as…