Posts Tagged‘tokyo’

LWIF EP69: Where to go in Tokyo (Hint: Anywhere)!

One of the top questions I asked is where to go and what to do in Tokyo. I got a simple answer for you. Anywhere! To prove the point, my friend Angela (internationallyMe) and I randomly walk around Tokyo. While I didn’t show this in the video, I did randomly choose a starting point as well as a direction to go towards. For those who support on Patreon, I put up a little behind the scenes of how I went about generating the randomness as well as some commentary and deleted scenes. Angela’s Channel: Patreon Page with Deleted and…

LWIF EP64: How We Furnished Our New Japanese Home

Come join us as we give a tour of our newish Japanese home and show how we furnished it. For example, did you know that a new home doesn’t come with heating, cooling, or most of the lights? Our home is located in Tokyo and in a style I’ve heard called a pencil home (straight up).

LWIF EP60: Brand New Japanese House Tour

Ever wondered what a brand new Japanese house looks like? Well, join me on a complete guided tour of a new home in Edogawa, Tokyo, Japan. Special thanks Sanshin Realty ( for showing me around (not a sponsored video, in case you’re wondering). Patrons who support these mini-docs! Nephew and wife for doing translations. And I shouldn’t forget John Daub from Only in Japan who assisted me on the shoot. Check out his channel at What are new homes like where you’re from?

LWIF EP52: What Owning a Ramen Restaurant in Japan is Like

Come on behind the scenes and learn what being the owner of a ramen shop in Japan is like. Come on behind the scenes and learn what being the owner of a ramen shop in Japan is like. If you like mini-documentaries like this, we’d love your support on Patreon By supporting you’ll get exclusive access to things like commentary, behind-the-scenes, deleted scenes, and live Q+A’s. If you want to visit Kunimoto’s restaurant, you can check it out using the map below. For the director’s commentary, watch it below!

LWIF X EP10: Commuting in Tokyo

Despite living in Tokyo for 3 years, I’ve been lucky enough to not have to do a daily commute, as I mainly work from home. I’ve decided to try and level up my Japanese from horrible to bad, so now I get to experience the morning commute on my way to school. Here’s what my commute by train and subway in Tokyo is like.

LWIF EP38: Shopping at a Big Japanese Mall

Aiko and Shin visit a big shopping mall, which is located just outside of Tokyo in Chiba. It is made up of 4 buildings, which each building having three floors (We said 5 in the video, but we were counting the grocery store / Aeon centre as a separate building). If you want to check out the stores and mall layout, you can do so here. The mall is made up of the Grand Mall, Pet Mall, Active Mall, and Family Mall. It was built in 2015, so is quite new. The mall is also has tax-free shopping for foreign…