Category: Travel

Unearthing Treasures: Exploring Tokyo’s Vibrant Flea Market Culture

In the bustling metropolis of Tokyo, amidst the skyscrapers and neon lights, lies a treasure trove waiting to be discovered: its vibrant flea markets. Far from the modern image often associated with the city, these markets offer a glimpse into Tokyo’s rich cultural tapestry, where history, tradition, and contemporary trends converge. Let’s embark…

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Suica and Pasmo: most popular questions about Japanese metro cards

There are so many questions lately about the new metro card system, after sales of regular Pasmo and Suica stopped in August. This was apparently caused by scarcity of semiconductors used in the card chip. I would like to address some of these questions and will update if more come to mind. Can…

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Embarking on the Timeless Journey of Dolce Vita in Italy

Having wandered through various corners of the globe, I’m often approached with inquiries about life in Italy, and one query that perennially surfaces is whether the essence of the “dolce vita” still permeates the Italian lifestyle. So, what exactly does “dolce vita” mean? Literally translating to “sweet life”, dolce vita encapsulates the sentiment…

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