Asked by Sherilyn Siy · 3 Answers · 4 years ago

I would like to apply for a Japanese driver's license but have heard of a lot of discouraging horror stories of how difficult it can be. Shoot me your best tips. 


Asked by Sherilyn Siy · 7 Answers · 4 years ago

I was wondering if there are months when plane tickets from Japan to other countries are particularly cheap. Would appreciate the leads in planning travel from Japan. 


Asked by Sherilyn Siy · 6 Answers · 4 years ago
In the US, discount coupons and deals are very popular. One can print them from the internet, or cut them up from magazines or newspaper. Is there anything similar in Japan, a website perhaps where on [...]

Asked by Sherilyn Siy · 1 Answer · 4 years ago
Recently, there was an Earth Day event, with lots of interesting booths selling/promoting stuff in the area opposite Yoyogi Park (not sure what the name of that area is - it's got a stage). I [...]

Asked by Sherilyn Siy · 4 Answers · 4 years ago

A Japanese friend talked about a website that had ranking of ramen shops all over Japan. Is there such a site in English? I'd love to put the top 10 ramen shops in my bucket list.


Asked by Sherilyn Siy · 9 Answers · 4 years ago

Some things in the 100 yen shop actually cost less than 100 yen (108 yen with tax) and I'm wondering what are your favorite top value buys.


Asked by Sherilyn Siy · 3 Answers · 4 years ago
It's the beginning of May and kafunsho has hit me real hard this year - itchy eyes, clogged nose, itchy throat - particularly early in the morning. I don't like wearing masks and taking drowsy [...]

Asked by Sherilyn Siy · 1 Answer · 4 years ago
Kuroneko used to have mailbin and you can ship a less than 1 cm envelope for 82 yen and less than 2 cm envelope for 164 yen. Now they have stopped this service and wondering if other companies have an [...]

Asked by Sherilyn Siy · 2 Answers · 4 years ago
I am currently watching Jiro Dreams of Sushi. Has anyone here in this group actually eaten at Jiro's? What's it like? Is it really 30,000 yen (possibly more) per meal? And more importantly, is [...]

Asked by Sherilyn Siy · 1 Answer · 4 years ago

I'm extremely fascinated by butoh dance and wondering where I can actually catch a live performance. 


Asked by Sherilyn Siy · 2 Answers · 3 years ago

A friend is visiting Tokyo with her two kids and is asking about the best aquariums. Any recommendations? Information on prices and attractions would be appreciated. 


Asked by Sherilyn Siy · 4 Answers · 3 years ago
We have lived 6 years in Japan and never once set foot in Tokyo Disneyland. I have two kids I want to take the family there at some point but am hoping for a way to win tickets, or get them really dis [...]

Asked by Sherilyn Siy · 1 Answer · 3 years ago

Overheard something about a Michelin starred ramen joint. What is the name of this ramen place? Where is it located? How much is a bowl of ramen? And if you have eaten there, how would you rate it?

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Asked by Sherilyn Siy · 1 Answer · 3 years ago
I love Hong Kong dimsum and have only been disappointed eating dimsum in Japan. Is there a Tim Ho Wan (Michelin starred dimsum restaurant) or similar quality restaurant here in Tokyo or nearby ar [...]

Asked by Sherilyn Siy · 0 Answers · 2 years ago
I was so excited to know that one of my favorite restaurants Din Tai Fung (original Taiwanese chain dishing up Shanghai favorite xiao long bao) has a branch in Ikebukuro. The price is beyond what I us [...]

Asked by Sherilyn Siy · 0 Answers · 2 years ago
I was so excited to know that one of my favorite restaurants Din Tai Fung (original Taiwanese chain dishing up Shanghai favorite xiao long bao) has a branch in Ikebukuro. The price is beyond what I us [...]