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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Japanese video game arcade entrance takes visitors on an adventure from the front door【Video】

Like clearing levels in a game before you get to the main boss. 

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Ghibli Museum opens online store!

Shop for exclusive Studio Ghibli museum goods at brand new online store.

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New footbath boots bring the healing waters of a Japanese onsen to your home

Yes, you actually pour water into them.

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Japanese company creates a tiny sock for your big toe

Finally! A clever solution to a common sock and stocking problem. 

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KFC Japan unveils the Sweet Potato Pie for Halloween

You’ll want to get in quick because these are going to sell like hot cakes.

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Pizza Hut sandwiches? Japanese lunch packs will never be the same again

Pizza chain joins the trend for premade sandwiches in Japan.

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New Pokémon GU collaboration dresses all the family, including babies for the first time

Uniqlo’s sister brand wants everyone to catch ’em all.

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Japanese toilet paper collection opens our minds as we open our butts

There are surprising discoveries to be made in this Japanese bathroom. 

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First-ever Studio Ghibli x Russell Athletic range pays homage to My Neighbour Totoro

Inventors of the original sweatshirt put an original spin on some beloved anime characters.

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Cup Noodle pouch satisfies our never-ending need for instant ramen

Cute design details make stomachs rumble everywhere you go!

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Retro Japanese train is our new favourite office space

Like teleworking with Sen and No Face from Spirited Away

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We try Uniqlo coffee at first-ever cafe inside Ginza flagship store

One of the few places in Tokyo serving Geisha Coffee at an affordable price. 

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Sento bathhouse gets a new lease on life as a Tokyo cafe and office space

A very unique place to telework and surprise your colleagues during online meetings.

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Mos Burger’s new “Focaccia Sand” surprises us with its long sausage

Join us as we find the answer to the question “what the heck does glamping sauce really taste like?” 

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Japanese ramen chain has some hidden treats on the menu

A new way to enjoy your gyoza and ramen.

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Cat-ear eye drops take Japan’s obsession with felines to a whole new level

Best-selling Japanese eye drop brand adds three cool cats to their range.

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Before and After: Renovating a rundown rental property in Japan

Apartment renovation in the middle of Tokyo is a DIY inspiration. 

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Add some Ghibli magic to the table with scene-stealing goods from Kiki’s Delivery Service

Inspired by the tableware seen in the animated movie.

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We try the new Sushitozzo: A fishy Japanese take on an Italian sweet

Sushitozzo is causing a buzz on the Internet, but will it do the same for our taste buds?

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Starbucks adds a new Triple Espresso Latte to the menu in Japan

But will it give us the buzz we need? 

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