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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Foreign English teacher in Japan calls student’s ability garbage, says it was an “American joke”

Teacher reprimanded for inappropriate remarks towards junior high school student.

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Why Sensoji temple in Asakusa is better at night

One of Tokyo’s most historic areas is even more spectacular without the crowds.

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Does Starbucks Japan’s new rice cake Frappuccino live up to the hype?

The green mermaid wants us to relax with a cup of tea and a traditional sweet in every mouthful. 

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Akutai Matsuri: Japan’s Verbal Abuse Festival, where insults and bad behaviour are encouraged

People in Japan are known for being polite, but not at this weird winter festival.

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TeamLab Borderless moves from Odaiba to Azabudai with new exhibits for 2024

Japan’s most incredible interactive light museum gets a new home in Tokyo.

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New Studio Ghibli mechanical pencils make writing and drawing a dream

Pick your favourite design from five anime movies.

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Starbucks adds new chewy matcha cake to its menu in Japan for New Year

Plus, there’s a matcha sandwich coming our way, but it won’t be that easy to find.

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Park your backside on a Princess Mononoke face mask cushion

New Ghibli cushions look so beautiful they’ll be a challenge to sit on.

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The most beautiful train station in Japan? Award-winning design by Kengo Kuma wows travellers

Sometimes the best designs are the ones that surprise you from the inside out.

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Gem hunting: A top Japanese activity more tourists need to know about

Walk away with garnets, amethysts, rubies and sapphires at this little-known tourist spot.

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Japan super budget dining – What’s the best way to spend 1,000 yen at Starbucks?

From limited-edition drinks to sweets and secret deals, these 10 ideas will help you get the best out of your trip to Starbucks in Japan.

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KFC becomes KFCheese with new pie and raclette “drowning” burger in Japan

Fried chicken specialists make cheese the star with new limited-edition menu items.

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Starbucks Japan unveils New Year’s collection for 2024, with daruma, dragons and Mt Fuji for luck

Start the year right with lucky mugs and tumblers from Starbucks.

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Tokyo big eats just got even bigger with massive meat curries at new restaurant chain

Nikumeshi Okamoto rises from the ashes of its predecessor with a new take on Japanese curry.

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Tokyo’s luckiest lottery ticket shop draws huuuuuuuge crowds on Japanese lucky day

This multi-block queue has to be seen to be believed, as people spend hours lining up due to traditional beliefs.

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Lawson drops our Christmas cake, responds with god-like customer service

Japanese customer service pulls through to make up for a sweet tragedy.

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Totoro and Kiki star in new Ghibli stationery collection

Adorable designs bring a new look to some of the studio’s most popular anime characters.

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Drink a beer at Tokyo Station for 12 cents a day

Add a plate of gyoza and you can eat and drink for less than 25 cents a day!

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Bungee jumping in Japan at the longest pedestrian suspension bridge on the mainland

Come face-to-face with the mystical dragon that resides in the Ryujin River. 

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Starbucks releases a dragon latte containing Japanese pepper in Japan

New zodiac drink is fiery in many ways.

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