Oona McGee

Half-Japanese Oona McGee hails from Sydney, Australia, where she worked as a journalist and copywriter before making the move to Japan over a decade ago. Now she spends her days exploring the streets of Tokyo with her laptop and camera, always in search of new cafes, restaurants, events and stories to share with our readers. As an experienced food and travel reporter, Oona has travelled extensively through all 47 prefectures of Japan, and is constantly researching new destinations and drawing up itineraries for her next adventure.

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“Miraculous” cloud over Mt Fuji stuns the Internet

A sight so otherworldly even the photographer doubts whether they’ll see it again. 

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Ghibli Park unveils new real-life Howl’s Moving Castle!

Giant castle is one of two new anime attractions revealed in Japan this week.

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Mystery “nail house” discovered in Japan

One of the country’s most unusual property locations.

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Ichiran releases its first-ever instant ramen!

Japan’s famous tonkotsu ramen chain makes dreams come true with instant cup noodles 20 years in the making.

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Sapporo Snow Festival now officially open online!

Enjoy all the fun of Japan’s biggest winter festival from the comfort of your own home.

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Terrace House stars announce their marriage on social media 【Pics & Video】

Japanese model looking for her “last love” finally gets her happy ending.  

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Nara asks visitors to stop feeding the deer

Goodwill of strangers now threatens to do the deer more harm than good. 

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“Floating” Mt Fuji and shrine gates capture the hidden beauty of Japan【Photos】

Ethereal images emanate a quiet beauty that’ll take your breath away. 

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Levi’s x Pokémon collaboration features denim like we’ve never seen before

Denim Pikachu, we choose you!

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What it’s like to eat a wild game burger from Lotteria Japan

Could a burger like this end up going mainstream?

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Starbucks releases cutest Valentine’s Day collection ever

Cupid stars in this romantic new range, which even includes a leather key holder pouch!

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We eat Japan’s oldest sweet, available at only one store in all of Japan

Edo period confectionery store learnt the secret recipe from a monk on a mountain in Kyoto. 

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Does Ippudo’s new plant-based tonkotsu ramen really taste like pork?

Veggie tonkotsu vs original tonkotsu from Japan’s premier tonkotsu specialist chain.

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Japanese loungewear brand designs new range of medical worker uniforms

Scrubs, lab coats and nurse’s uniforms designed with comfort in mind. 

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Make apple pies on the stovetop with new cooking gadget from Japan

Centuries of Japanese craftsmanship reinvent the way we cook pies.

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Japanese ramen chain gives us chocolate with our noodles to celebrate Valentine’s Day

Mr Sato takes us on a dance with the devil, but will this turn out to be a sweet memory? 

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PS5 chaos at Akihabara as customers rush to grab new consoles【Videos】

Police called due to out-of-control crowd, sparking a heated debate on resellers in Japan. 

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Anime pancakes from Poupelle of Chimney Town require magic before eating

We try the interactive dessert that’s melting hearts in Tokyo.

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Mos Burger brings out a Mac and Cheese burger in Japan

New burger comes with a special cola designed to complement mac ‘n’ cheese. 

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Starbucks Japan’s new Frappuccino is like…the U.S. in a cup

We get a surprising taste of America at Starbucks this Valentine’s Day.

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