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Phoebe Amoroso

Phoebe is a Tokyo-based multimedia journalist and storyteller, who enjoys shouting about the wonders of Japan to the world - especially gastronomic delights. She can often be found eating, cycling and exploring, sometimes all at the same time.

Articles by Phoebe

It was not my most elegant moment. I was standing in a driveway, my rucksack sprawled on the tarmac before me, plastic wrapping strewn on top of it. And I was cramming…

A male friend once noted that I never included anything about my love life in writing. Considering I am mainly a food writer, I thought that was a rather odd comment. But…

Japan’s diverse countryside and spectacular nature are best witnessed by pulling on a pair of walking shoes and heading out into their midst. It was with this in mind that I invited…

As a food-obsessed avid traveller who operates a “must try it all” policy, I probably shouldn’t have moved to Japan. The country is renowned for its seasonal and regional cuisine, and the…

“I like to think of us as the punk group of awa-odori,” grins Nick Christian, just half an hour before he’s due to perform at Earth Day festival in Yoyogi Park. “We’re…

Sushi always tops lists of hungry visitors to Japan, but Japanese meat is increasingly entering the spotlight – and that’s not only the tender pork atop ramen. While Kobe beef might instantly…

Chiemi Okazaki works part-time in a coffee store in the center of Takayama where she enjoys chatting with the stream of customers. This is Traveller Coffee House, a café that serves up more…