Cheryl White

Cheryl is a long-term resident of Tokyo. Her interests are champagne, food and travel. Attempting to combine all three has been her life long passion.

Articles By Cheryl

Tokyo on Foot: Exploring Aoyama

Much like New York, Tokyo is a city that is made for walking. Sure there are ample taxis, efficient buses and regular, well organized trains...

May 21, 2016 | Lifestyle

A World Renowned Pottery Festival in Tochigi

One of Japan’s great festivals takes place this weekend, and it's a must-visit for lovers of crafts and ceramics. From Saturday, October 31 through Wednesday,...

October 29, 2015 | Art & Culture

Go Back in Time at Nihon Minkaen

It’s hard to believe that a short 30-minute train journey from Shinjuku station can take you so far back in time. Kawasaki’s Nihon Minkaen is...

October 15, 2015 | Adventures, Lifestyle

A French Afternoon Tea Fit for Gustave Eiffel

Afternoon tea is a very civilized ritual which has been almost forgotten in our busy world. Fortunately, the Grand Hyatt hotel in Roppongi has resurrected...

October 12, 2015 | Food & Drink

Artisan Shops and a Hammock Cafe at 2k540

2k540 Aki-Oka Artisan is an unusually named shopping precinct located fittingly 2.54 kilometers from Tokyo Station. This method of measuring distances out of Tokyo was...

October 7, 2015 | Art & Culture, Lifestyle

Exploring Nishi Kasai, Tokyo’s Little India

Visions of Bollywood dancers, swirling saris and the wafting aromas of spices filled my head as I trekked across town to discover the enclave of...

September 30, 2015 | Lifestyle

Test Your Endurance by Walking the Camino de Santiago

It’s summer in Europe, and when it’s summer in Europe people walk! Alpine hikes in Germany and Switzerland, and lake district ramblings in Norway, Sweden...

August 28, 2015 | Adventures, Lifestyle

Paris: More than Just Landmarks

Traveling to Paris is on most people’s bucket list, and for many it is a repeat destination. So what to do when you are a...

August 21, 2015 | Adventures, Lifestyle