NOMATIC Travel Pack Review: Most Functional Travel Bag?

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Why the NOMATIC Travel Pack? I was immediately drawn to the NOMATIC Travel Pack when I saw their Kickstarter campaign. Since I travel so much, I was looking for a backpack that was stylish, functional, weather-proof, and built to last. This is surprisingly hard to find… I liked the minimal design and the attention to detail blew me away. It’s … Read More

Kamakura: The Perfect Day Trip From Tokyo

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Tokyo is a sprawling metropolis that will overwhelm your senses and redefine what you think about cities. That said, you’re probably going to want to get away for a little while and Kamakura may be the ideal choice. The typical thing to do is get a rail pass and take the “golden route” through Kyoto and Hiroshima. This is a … Read More

What To Eat in Okinawa (And Why You Should Go)

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Okinawa is totally different from the rest of Japan. For starters, it’s a tropical island with beautiful beaches, lush vegetation, and fantastic weather. But, there’s a lot more going for it than that. Before it became a part of Japan, Okinawa had its own distinct culture and traditions which still play a large role in society. Yet, they have also been … Read More

5 Tokyo Ramen Joints That Will Blow Your Mind

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If you think Tokyo ramen is just a slightly better version of packaged instant noodles for broke college students then prepare to have your mind blown. Or maybe you already know how great Japanese ramen is, but don’t know where to get it in Tokyo. In that case, we’ll get you off to a good start so you can stuff … Read More

Japan Rail Pass: Is It Worth It For You?

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Japan Rail Pass Is It Worth It For You?

Megumi is often asked “Hey, do you think I should get the Japan Rail Pass? Is it worth it?” When planning a trip to Japan, ad’s for the pass are everywhere you look so a lot of people wonder about. Naturally, they assume a Japanese person who loves traveling will know a lot of about it so they ask. Well, … Read More