Browsing articles from "June, 2012"
Jun 28, 2012
Francesco Agresti

The Full Monty

By Jeff W. Richards

Now just three minutes from Hinodecho station, The Full Monty is back after a hiatus as Kannai’s Three Lions pub, reverting to its original name from its Higashi Kanagawa days. Smaller and cozier, the new venue offers the convivial atmosphere every neighborhood pub should have. It’s still smoke-free, and their made-from-scratch English pub menu is still intact—along with their proper Imperial pint serving taps.

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Jun 25, 2012
Francesco Agresti

Resident Interview: Fitri

Fitri, along with her husband and three young children have been living in the gorgeous Tokyo Midtown Residence for the past ten months. However, this is their second time to reside in Tokyo, so they have a wealth of experience under their belt.

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Jun 15, 2012
Francesco Agresti

Mucho Mexicano

By Kevin Mcgue

In the center of Cabo San Lucas, a resort town at the very tip of Mexico’s Baja peninsula, there’s a three-story monument to hedonism called El Squid Roe. At this combination bar, restaurant and dance hall, bartenders arm themselves with spray tanks of tequila and drunk American tourists dance on the tables.

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Jun 8, 2012
Francesco Agresti

A Guide to Prepaid Travel Cards

If you are planning to come to Japan for any length of time, then getting a prepaid travel card should be on the top of your itinerary list. Having a travel card will eliminate the need to buy individual train tickets as well as the need to check fare prices—making life in Japan a lot simpler.

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Jun 1, 2012
Francesco Agresti

Jip Wine Bar & Wine Shop

By Jeff W. Richards

Propped up at the timber counter—a tasting flight of red wine in front of him channeling crimson hues of strawberries and garnets—the completely lost Belgian tourist seemed rather content. “I was trying to find a jazz bar and ended up here,” he explained. “Who’d have thought the Japanese could make decent wine?”

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