Tag Archives: Tokyo

Exclusive Interview with Celebrity Donna Burke in Tokyo

This month, it’s a great privilege to share with you my exclusive interview with Donna Burke in Japan. But before we get to the Q&A, let me give you a quick rundown of Donna’s achievements . . . Donna Burke is a famous Australian singer, songwriter, voice actress, freelance broadcaster for NHK, and businesswoman, living…

Sakura 桜 (Cherry Blossoms) — A True Story by Don MacLaren

In celebration of the cherry blossom season in Japan, here’s a slightly steamy true story about love, passion, feelings, and the transient nature of life titled “Sakura 桜 (Cherry Blossoms)” by Don MacLaren, an accomplished writer and Japanologist. MacLaren spent many years living and working in Japan. His understanding of the way Japanese people think…

18 Delicious Dishes to Order at An Izakaya and Why You Have to Dine at These Gastropubs When You’re in Japan

Most people travelling to Japan want to experience the real deal but what is one of the best ways to find out what Japanese people are really like? All you have to do is eat at an izakaya, a type of Japanese gastropub! The 18 delicious dishes you can try at an izakaya are at…