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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.



Article by Paula Chiarino

7 Appetizing Japanese Cookbooks in English

Lowriders, Rap and TikTok: Understanding Chicano Culture in Japan

48 Hours in Rikuzentakata

Asado Don Gaucho

Rare Foodie Finds: Don Gaucho Serves Argentinian Asado in the Heart of Tokyo

Fun & Easy Japanese Tabletop Games to Try

Fun And Easy Japanese Tabletop Games You Can Find At Daiso

Japanese paralympians

13 Japanese Paralympians To Watch During Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

skateboarding in Japan

The Dos and Don’ts of Skateboarding in Japan

TikTok trends in Japan

5 TikTok Trends in Japan Right Now

Libraries in Tokyo

5 Foreigner-Friendly Libraries in Tokyo