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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

Whether we scoured online forums for new openings or we applied to the coveted JET program, teaching English is how many expats first start their lives in Japan. Despite teaching ranking among…

Cherry blossom season in Japan is one of the most anticipated events after the New Year’s celebrations. In Tokyo, the pink flowers come out towards the end of March but in Tohoku,…

Nature enthusiasts in Japan have a special place in their hearts for the northern region of Tohoku, whether they prefer untouched beaches or high-altitude hiking trails. At the very tip of Japan’s…

The stress we all have been carrying since March 2020 continues into 2021, as we near the one-year anniversary of the pandemic. Now more than ever, it’s important to give ourselves the time…

Hopping on the bullet train and traveling two hours north of Tokyo will take you to Tohoku, a group of six prefectures in northern Japan known for its vast national parks, fall…

Though we are far from closing the book on the Covid-19 pandemic, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics are moving forward, hoping for safe and limited Games. Following the tradition, the Olympic torch will…

Last summer, we launched our TW Creatives series. Through weekly features, we wanted to highlight the talent in the Tokyo Weekender community and show our support to everyone out there who has a…

It’s official: Tokyo’s cherry trees are expected to be in full bloom by the end of March, according to the recently released 2021 Cherry Blossom Forecast, courtesy of the Japan Meteorological Corporation (JMC). The…