10 Things You Will Forget to Pack

Don’t leave these essentials off your packing list. I’m not referring to your passport and phone charger. I hope you will remember to pack the basics like underwear and pants. No, these are the items that aren’t on your list but might end up saving the day! 1. Tide to Go Hopefully you’re a smart packer and didn’t bring your entire wardrobe. So when you spill delicious … Continue reading 10 Things You Will Forget to Pack

I-“MURSE” Yourself in Japanese Style

I’ve noticed an astounding trend here in Japan: the man purse. They’re ubiquitous. Every man I see taking the train or walking down the street has some form of bag. There are the usual suspects: messenger bags, backpacks, briefcases. But also full-on purses made of black or brown leather that would make any woman swoon. I’m particularly attracted to the shoulder sling, which looks like … Continue reading I-“MURSE” Yourself in Japanese Style