8 Ways To Be a Tourist In Your Own Town

Rooftop view of DC's Chinatown

I have a confession: Meantime Meanderings is one of my favorite blog rotations. For all my far-flung wanderlust and outlandish adventures, Meantime Meanderings has a great way of making me think small[er] and makes me reframe my [kind of] immediate surroundings. I mean… I’m still me, so excess and extremes just come naturally, but Meantime […]

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Golden Gai In Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo's Golden Gai district

Welcome to the “tiny bar district” in Tokyo! Golden Gai, or “Golden District,” is a six-alley network of some 200 bars in the Shinjuku neighborhood. Each shanty establishment seats anywhere from five to thirty people, and they all come with their very own personalized theme—death metal, karaoke, and the like. (Who doesn’t love a kitschy […]

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