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Lisandra Moor

TW Digital Media Coordinator. Lisandra invented the inside-out grilled cheese sandwich, is an extreme stationery hoarder and is always conscious of how loud her coworkers’ music is playing on their headphones (from a concerned perspective of course). You can generally find her at a bakery with her arms full of bread or exploring Tokyo’s back streets planning her next viral article. Also, she can speak like, a hundred languages.

Articles by Lisandra

Oita is best known for its onsen havens, but the prefecture in Kyushu has quite a few areas worth exploring on the way to and back from the hot springs. One must-visit…

With the end of the year just around the corner, taxpayers around Japan are filing their annual contributions to furusato nozei which is the name given to Japan’s hometown tax program. Many…

Rayard Miyashita Park is where we’ve been hanging out lately. Here are our favorite spots to pick up Shibuya-inspired goods, from original art to sustainable fashion items. Denis Made in Tokyo Denis…

In September of this year, The Japan Times reported that Kyoto, previously one of Japan’s top tourism destinations, was facing bankruptcy. The ancient capital witnessed a drop of 88 percent in inbound…

Usually served alongside a cup of freshly brewed matcha, wagashi (Japanese confectionery) are traditionally modest. Simple in shape, small in size and with a modicum of ingredients, they provide sweetness to counter…

“Kobayashi Sensei spoke no English, I spoke very little Japanese. Yet we connected immediately through facial expressions, hand gestures, smiles and my simply trying to copy what Sensei showed me.” That was…

Though Shibuya might not be the first Tokyo neighborhood that comes to mind when we think of art, it certainly has cultivated its own idiosyncratic creative culture over the years. Rayard Miyashita…

You might say that Miyashita Park had one of the best glow-ups of 2020. What used to be a somewhat neglected area avoided by most Tokyoites is now a proper hub for…