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Alexandra Ziminski

Usually seen nose deep in a hardback, stereotypically drinking British tea or scouring the web for a fancy hotel deal she can’t afford. As a philosophy graduate, she knows how to quote Aristotle but can be tenacious in a debate. From Life Model to Hostel Receptionist, she’s uncovered many corners of Japan and loves to write about it.

Articles by Alexandra

Tokyo is famous for its skyscrapers, Michelin-starred restaurants and impressive sunsets. When you combine all three, you are served a unique dining experience filled with unforgettable food and incredible views. A rejuvenating…

Tokyo is the largest city in the world; a fact we hear often. So, with its 23 special wards, 26 cities, five towns and eight villages, you’re bound to find a treasure…

“Our mission is to introduce Venezuelan gastronomy to Japan,” declares Raul Marquez, one-half of Tokyo Arepa. Raul hails from the bustling city of Caracas in Venezuela where many arepa shops line the…

For visitors to Japan, kissaten (Japanese coffee shops) have always held a mysterious allure, especially in areas like Jimbocho. For the locals, however, kissaten often invoked images of cluttered rooms, ancient yellowed…

Nordic countries not only share linguistic, historical and cultural roots but also an undeniable love for coffee. A review of the world’s top coffee consumers per capita, shows Finland, Norway, Iceland, Denmark…

Jessica Korteman is a well-seasoned writer in the travel community having run two successful blogs: Notes of Nomads with husband Hai and Travel Solo Anyway about traveling independently while married. In the midst of the…

Aoba-Japan International School is an accredited IB (International Baccalaureate) World School with a diverse student body made up of global-minded, innovative and confident students. This year, it is conducting its inclusive high…

Japan has made a name for itself in the latte art sphere. In the World Latte Art Championship, Japanese baristas have consistently placed in the top six and claimed two victories. There…