Author Archive Jason Gatewood

Jason Gatewood

Our Tokyo based collaborator is a tech nerd, Japanophile, train nut, and a veritable fountain of information on Japan. His current goal is to watch Evangelion and actually "get it", sing every permutation of "Hotel California" at any karaoke gathering, ride every bullet train line, and sample all varieties of ramen throughout Japan. Catch more of his musings at ·

Mother’s Farm: Mountaintop Petting Zoo and More in Chiba Prefecture

Feb 21, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

Ok, that may have been a bit of an over-simplification. Mother Farm (マザー牧場) is an expansive working entertainment farm that...[ Click to read more ]

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Sample Food From All 47 Prefectures Of Japan in Tokyo!

By Jason Gatewood

It’s impossible. Even in my almost 2 decades of traveling all over Japan, I have yet to hit the magic...[ Click to read more ]

How to “Spring Clean” Your Japanese House

By Jason Gatewood

You may have noticed not needing to crank the heater up as much, or seeing a bit more light in...[ Click to read more ]

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Hato’s Bar – Great BBQ in Tokyo!

Feb 09, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

A few years ago, my buddy says to me, "Hey let's go to this little barbecue place I know about...[ Click to read more ]

More Apps to Get the Most Out of Tokyo

Jan 31, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

We’re back again to give you a few more good apps to try out on your smartphone or tablet to...[ Click to read more ]

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Japanese Public Libraries: What can a non-Japanese reader do?

Jan 29, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

One thing you’ll come to notice after awhile is the sheer amount of bookstores and reading materials there seem to...[ Click to read more ]

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Best Cafes to Work from in Central Tokyo

Jan 26, 2018 By Jason Gatewood

Here in Japan, the image of the hardworking, tie-and-collar, briefcase toting salaryman is still alive and well; my daily commute...[ Click to read more ]

How to Bitcoin in Japan

Dec 26, 2017 By Jason Gatewood

No doubt you've heard of the digital currency Bitcoin in the past few months thanks in part to its meteoric...[ Click to read more ]

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