Kurtis Griffith

  • Kurtis Griffith posted an update 2 months ago

    Photo: AlamyTokyoCulinary EscapadesCafé de l’AmbreIn Tokyo, staying energized while exploring the populous streets is key. Coffee lovers will rejoice in the refined approach to caffeinated concoctions at Café de l’Ambre. Located in the chic Ginza shopping district, the legendary Why you should visit japan kissaten (coffeehouse) opened in 1948…[Read more]

  • Kurtis Griffith posted an update 2 months ago

    Visiting Japan is an electric experience, heightened by unrivaled cuisine, design, and culture. In Tokyo, gigantic robots battle in subterranean restaurants and unmarked stairways lead to sultry music dens that never close. Further south in Kyoto, traditional tea ceremonies and 1,000-year-old shrines are reminders of a country steeped in rich…[Read more]

  • Kurtis Griffith posted an update 2 months ago

    But as it turns out, Japan is actually not such a popular destination for people traveling abroad.Tourism from abroad brings in around 900 billion yen per year for Japan. To put it in perspective, France makes around 5 trillion, the UK 3 trillion, Germany 3.7 trillion, and America 11 trillion yen from tourism. It might look like just a matter of…[Read more]

  • Kurtis Griffith posted an update 2 months ago

    Visiting Japan is an electric experience, heightened by unrivaled cuisine, design, and culture. Here, multigenerational families sell steaming yakitori skewers, noodle dishes, tamagoyaki (rectangular omelets), and, of course, sushi. Massive, freshly caught tuna is meticulously sliced, then topped with ginger and wasabi. Melded knives and…[Read more]

  • Kurtis Griffith posted an update 2 months ago

    The history here is one you can taste in each sip.Ginza 8-10-15Tsukiji Fish MarketThis fish market, recognized by film lovers in Jiro Dreams of Sushi, is a sensory and culinary adventure. The famed 81-year-old market is the largest wholesale fish market in the world and represents the best of Japanese dedication to production. Here,…[Read more]

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