On my first trip to Japan, I raced through as many tourist hot spots as possible and I was blown away by its ultra-clean cities. On my second trip, I stumbled on a grittier but equally enchanting side to Japan in its cute alleyways and everyday local shopping streets. Plus: the scrumptious snacks! I still love slowly savoring these ordinary streetscapes, like an ever-hungry rat, crawling hidden back lanes.
Here’s my story published in GaijinPot, Tokyo
Here are some pictures from my last trip:
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Fab article Auds!! 👍