Food · Japan · Ramen · Student Exchange · Sugamo · Tokyo

Tsuta Ramen (蔦 )

Jan 2016 – The time I woke up at 5am and waited several hours for this Michelin-starred ramen. It was decently priced at only $10+ (1000-1500yen), but I didn’t really enjoy eating in there cause there were only friggin’ 9 seats and no one talked so the tiny space was just filled with non-stop slurping sounds,… Continue reading Tsuta Ramen (蔦 )

Japan · Mt. Fuji · Student Exchange · Thoughts · Travel

Aokigahara Junkai (Suicide Forest)

During our trip to Mt. Fuji, we took the chance to visit the Aokigahara forest, also known as the Suicide Forest. You may have heard of this forest from the upcoming horror movie The Forest, starring Natalie Dormer. Yes, that’s the same forest from the movie, and it feels just as eerie, minus the exaggeration… Continue reading Aokigahara Junkai (Suicide Forest)