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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We try cute Sailor Moon-themed drinks and food at the new Chibiusa Cafe in Tokyo

From star compact burgers to “beauty charge” juices, this is the best way to consume a bit of Sailor Moon magic.

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Japan’s MOS Burger replaces hamburger buns with lettuce for limited “Natsumi” range

With a choice of meat or soy patty fillings, vegetarians and meat lovers alike will fall in love this healthy fast food option.

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We try the new matcha McFlurry from McDonald’s Japan【Taste Test】

The green tea-flavoured sweet dessert is filled with traditional Japanese flavours.

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New illy matcha coffee drinks combine green tea with espresso for a limited time

Move over, matcha lattes—it’s time to enjoy real coffee in your green tea with illy’s new cappucino and mocha beverages.

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Eat your way back to school with adorable randoseru Japanese backpack cakes

What better way to start the new school year than with a cake shaped like a Japanese elementary school student’s backpack?

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We try the new full-sized matcha Oreo cookies from Japan

The full-sized Oreo sandwich cookie now comes filled with a delicious green tea matcha cream centre.

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Lindt Japan brings out matcha iced drinks for a limited time

It’s the closest thing yet to a green tea-flavoured Lindor ball.

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New cafe in Japan serves up salads in the form of gorgeous colourful cakes

Complete with pretty layers of vegetables, you won’t ever have to feel guilty about eating these slices of “cake.”

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Kyoto tea store collaborates with local winemaker to create deliciously green matcha white wine

The green white wine is part of a range of matcha-based alcoholic beverages which include chocolate liqueur, Japanese sake and umeshu plum wine.

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McDonald’s Japan releases brand new Matcha McFlurry for a limited time

The new McFlurry comes filled with traditional Japanese flavours.

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Lola’s Cupcakes and Magnolia Bakery bring out sakura cupcakes in Japan for a limited time

Famous bakeries from London and New York create limited edition cherry blossom cupcakes just for Japan.

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Nestlé Japan releases new green tea Kit Kats as part of their “I LOVE TEA” series

Matcha Kit Kat lovers can now enjoy more green tea chocolate options.

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We try Krispy Kreme Japan’s new Easter doughnuts ahead of their release on March 23

Why have chocolate eggs this year when you can have adorable Easter doughnuts instead?

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Japanese company creates stunning line of caps made from real kimono fabrics

Beautiful kimono and obi sashes are transformed into caps in this impressive new range of Japanese streetwear.

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New cat stamps from Japan give you a cute kitty emoji for any occasion

Because the best way to express your thoughts is through kittens with wide-eyed faces and playful poses.

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New granola flavours from Japan include matcha green tea and corn soup with real bacon pieces

Popular Japanese granola brand releases new series of flavours with some surprisingly delicious ingredients.

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We try the sakura macaron and cherry blossom iced drink from Lindt Japan

Lindt blends its signature chocolate flavour with sakura and pairs it with a delicious macaron for the cherry blossom-viewing season.

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Cats made out of bread bag clips—the pointless but undeniably cute Japanese Twitter trend

Need a new desk buddy? There’s one just a fold and a doodle away!

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Traditional Japanese washi paper features Totoro and friends in 20 beautiful seasonal scenes

Whether you’re into origami, scrapbooking or decorating, these Japanese papers will bring the magic of Studio Ghibli to all your favourite projects.

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New capsule toy collection features military commander samurai armour from the Sengoku Period

Historically accurate replicas of samurai helmets and armour will soon be coming to vending machines at castles around the country.

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