All About Japan

Katrina Vinluan

Katrina Vinluan

All About Katrina Vinluan
After working as an editor for Summit Media, the leading publishing company in the Philippines, I went to business school in Tokyo to prepare for the building of my future social enterprise that combines the elements of my Creative Source, Travelvocacy, and Ministry of Food. Nowadays, while learning Nihongo, I’m writing my memoir Made in Japan, while hosting and cooking for the PhilippineRoving Restaurant, promoting cultural exchange in Japan. My favorite words are write, eat, travel, yoga, and
What I like about Japan
A new experience awaits everyday—just an easy train ride away!
Five Fishy Favorites in Chiba

Five Fishy Favorites in Chiba

Sitting on the Boso Peninsula, Chiba is a great place to track down the fresh, the fishy, and the flavorful!

8 Ways to Learn Japanese for (Almost) Free!

8 Ways to Learn Japanese for (Almost) Free!

Learning Japanese can be easy, fun, and nearly free if you're ready to take on the challenge of getting more locally immersed!

5 Ways Oita Salutes the Public Toilet

5 Ways Oita Salutes the Public Toilet

The Oita Toilennale may sound quirky, but it's just another trusty innovation made in Japan.

5 Secrets of Kanazawa's Golden Toilet

5 Secrets of Kanazawa's Golden Toilet

There's luxury, and then there's this.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Japanese Maples

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Japanese Maples

Tourists flock to Japan for the cherry blossom season in spring, but many now also find themselves looking forward to the breathtaking views of Japanese maple trees in autumn as well.

4 Businesses Inspired by the Bento Box

4 Businesses Inspired by the Bento Box

The bento’s sleekness, compactness, balance and visual appeal have spurred ideas for various businesses in Japan and beyond.

5 Tokyo Cafés That Give You an Instant Getaway

5 Tokyo Cafés That Give You an Instant Getaway

Stuck in the city? These transporting cafés will make you feel like you’ve left it all behind!

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