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Paula Chiarino

Captivated by arts and culture, she found her home in Tokyo, half the world away from her hometown in Uruguay. In her free time, she hunts down gluten-free food in Japan and spends too much time on TikTok (she calls it ‘studying Japanese’). Follow her on Instagram to see the world through her eyes.

Articles by Paula

We all love ramen, sushi and tempura, but most of Japan’s beloved dishes, known for their complex broths, unfamiliar ingredients, clear-cut techniques and intricate presentation, can be daunting to try making at…

Junichi Shimodaira was one of the first to take up an interest in Chicano culture in Japan in the 1980s. Just a decade before, during the Chicano revolution, Mexican Americans had taken…

Among the foreign visitors who traveled to Iwate Prefecture in the last decade, those who stayed at Rikuzentakata did everything but rest. Most of them were volunteers with a clear purpose of…

“We’re not an authentic Argentinian restaurant nor do we claim to be,” says Yoshito Izawa, the manager at Don Gaucho, one of the few Argentinian barbeque restaurants in Tokyo. “We adapt the…

With Covid-19 cases decreasing, there appears to be a light at the end of the tunnel at last. For now, however, the state of emergency remains in place, meaning more time at…

The closing ceremony of the Olympics took place a couple of weeks ago, but Tokyo 2020 isn’t over yet. Next up are the Paralympic Games, which will be held from August 24…

Skateboarding is having a moment right now. Since it was approved for inclusion as an Olympic sport in 2016, it went from being regarded as an underground hobby to having the prestige of…

A never-ending loop of funny, adorable and oddly satisfying videos awaits on TikTok. It has become one of the most popular social media platforms around the world, especially among teenagers. And just like anywhere, people…