Yulia Mizushima

Yulia is a Japanese-American born and raised in Southern California. With Japan being her first home abroad, she is taking the opportunity to live voraciously and write about what she finds—the good, the bad, and the freaky.   

Articles By Yulia

Mt. Takao: The Closest Getaway From The Grind

After one too many naps on the train commute, sometimes it's nice to take a breather, get out of the city, and visit a place...

May 29, 2016 | Lifestyle, Out & About

Female exercising in an urban environment

See Tokyo, Run Tokyo: Five Scenic Running Courses

Tokyo might be one of the most cramped metropolises in the world, but whether you're into long-distance training, trail running, or just in need of...

May 14, 2016 | Fitness, Health & Beauty, Lifestyle

Suji’s, Azabudai

When most people think of American food, they think of traditional, homemade dishes like apple pie, backyard-grilled hot dogs and tuna casserole. We all have...

August 19, 2013 | Food & Drink

Journey to the Summit of Mt. Fuji

Mount Fuji: the mere mention of this iconic name resonates awe and admiration in the hearts of tourists, locals and hardcore mountaineers alike. Topping out...

August 2, 2013 | Adventures, Lifestyle

Bills, Omotesando

Personally, as much as I adore the delicate craft and high quality of Japanese food, when I roll out of bed in the morning all...

July 22, 2013 | Food & Drink

Underground Trekking in Saitama

Summer has hit Tokyo unbelievably hard this year, so what better way to get out of the heat and away from the sun's harmful rays...

July 16, 2013 | Lifestyle, Out & About