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Alexandra Ziminski

TW Editorial Intern & Freelance Writer 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

While we may not be attending Ebisu’s Bon Odori Festival (yet to be confirmed), there are still other things to get excited about. The Tokyo Toilet project that gave us the transparent toilets near Yoyogi…

In a place appreciated for its friendly bars, many establishments have had to become adventurous with non-alcoholic cocktails and appetizing lunch deals since the latest state of emergency. We can see the…

June is set to be a calm and relaxing month with delicious food and philosophical art exhibitions as well as some some shisha. Many events are carrying on from last month, including Virtual Shibuya…

From the opening of their first shop in Tokyo in 1998, Uniqlo now has more than 2,200 stores in 25 different countries and regions. Tokyo residents don’t have to look far for…

While we may have to postpone visiting our much-anticipated exhibitions and shop openings till mid-May, that doesn’t mean there’s a lack of things to see and do in Shibuya. Mother’s day is…

The beginning of summer in Tokyo exhibits a few tell-tale signs: the piercing sound of cicadas, hand-held fans and humidity. Luckily, these months also bring us a glorious selection of fresh fruit…

The love of soccer is prevalent around the world and the nostalgia of one’s first game, win or defeat, is etched in many minds. As children we learn a lot from playing…

Every day, we pass by hidden treasures intricately placed. They could be on a signpost on the way to work, hanging from a local park’s tree or on the underside of a…