Things I Like About Japan

What’s there not to like?

Omotesando Koffee

Omotesando’s coffee lovers open secret.

Suntory Beer Musashino Factory, Tokyo

Visit only for the free beer.

Maison Bonnet

Hade made every step of the way.

The Best Thai Noodles in Bangkok

You’ll finish every last drop.

Eames Lounge and Ottoman

A must for every man’s living room

Suntory Yamazaki Distillery

Why Yamazaki is my favourite brand of whiskey.

Tonkatsu Wako, Kyoto

No-nonsense Tonkatsu.

The Original Santouka Ramen

Patronizing the birth place of my favourite ramen.

Yakitori Hachome

The best yakitori in Asahikawa.

FELLOWS The Burger Stand

The best bacon cheeseburger in Tokyo.

Hisayoshi Nohara Futon

The best futon in the world.

10 Things Singaporeans Can Do to be More Cultured

Learning a thing or two from the Japanese.

Repairing a Pure Blue Japan Jeans

Repairing a crotch blowout, the right way.

The Original Fortune Cat

Getting a Maneki Neko from its origin.

Best Pizza in Tokyo

Pizzeria e trattoria da ISA

The One Ring

In 18 carat gold.

Hudson’s Bay Point Blanket

A point for history.

Daft Punk X Saint Laurent

Fifteen minute set in this epic collaboration.

How to get Drunk without Drinking

The WA|HH Quantum Sensations by Phillippe Starck.

The Perfect Freddy Krueger Outfit

Look good invading nightmares.

Filson Original Briefcase

Built to last. Personally tested.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Atmos

An intriguing perpetual motion clock.

McGizmo Haiku

The holy grail of flashlights.

Krispy Kreme to Open in Singapore

Here’s to more fat Singaporeans.


Sealing the deal, the Japanese way


The creepy tales that inspired Ghibli’s Spirited Away.

Leather Factory Roberu

An artisanal cult brand of quality leather products.

Souvenir Shopping in Japan

Where did all my yen go?

Tretorn Nylite Canvas

The first luxury sport shoe.