Guide to the Tokyo Subway 1-3 Day Pass (2018 Update)

A how-to guide for the Tokyo subway pass that saves you money and time. The pass is valid in 24, 48, and 72-hour intervals for the Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway lines, which reach nearly 200 stations. Please think of the Tokyo Subway Pass as the equivalent of an all-access pass for the New York Subway, the Toronto TTC, and the London Tube (in our dreams). This means that the pass works for Tokyo city’s extensive subway lines, but not for inter-city trains such as Amtrak, the GO Trains, or the British national railway companies. Please read below for further…

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The Microcosm of “Chineseness”: Culture, Media, Politics and Identity in the Story of Yanxi Palace

Political and cultural interpretations of China is the Story of Yanxi Palace 《延禧攻略》and what it means for Hong Kong, based on the article「愛國攻略」by Assistant Professor Wong Nim Yan 黃念欣 in MingPao.

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Naha (Okinawa) Coffee Walk

This is a shortlist of independent coffee roasters and coffee shops in central Naha (accessible on the Yu-Rail). As an amateur coffee enthusiast and digital nomad, I factor locations for coffee quality, remote work suitability, and the subjective impression of how friendly the service staff or owners are. In Naha, I used a pocket wifi to have access anywhere, and I would recommend the same approach for other visitors.