Originally from Bulgaria, Alexandra (Ally) came to Japan with her family at the delicate age of 15 and has never left ever since. After attending (and surviving) a public Japanese high school, she went to an American college in Japan, and later a Japanese grad school, studying international affairs and journalism. She's made of coffee, wine, and books.
Articles By Alexandra
Five Simple Tips for a Heavenly Night’s Sleep
Tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock. It’s past midnight, you’re lying in bed, physically exhausted, nowhere near close to sleeping. Your mind rehearses tomorrow’s long to-do list while...
December 29, 2015 | Health & Beauty
Tokyo’s Top Five Cafes for Book Lovers
Sometimes nothing can replace the luxury of spending an afternoon in the company of a good book and a freshly brewed cup of coffee. Luckily,...
December 28, 2015 | Food & Drink
Shopping at Setagaya Boroichi, Tokyo’s Largest Flea Market
Shopping at posh department stores in Tokyo certainly has its cool vibe, but if you’re in search of something old and gold that won’t cost...
December 23, 2015 | Lifestyle