May 9, 2018
Hello everyone, for the second time in one week. One week, two videos! Look at that! It ain’t the seven to eight videos we used to do back in Korea, but here we are, with TWO VIDEOS! Damn, it feels good to be young again!
This video we did with Magical Trip, and we’re excited to do it, because I feel that it’s going to help the people that have asked us to plan itineraries for them. Yes, we do get that question often. No, we never answer them. We just can’t. Hell we can barely do one video a week: we can’t go and write out a schedule for you when you come to Japan! What we hope we can do is create a bunch of videos of places that we like, and then you hopefully can pick from the videos you liked and go to them, but that’s about as thorough as we can get.
So, we thought working with Magical Trip would make sense. We tried out their tour and liked it, so we decided to share this video. If we didn’t like it, we’d say no and find someone else. But this was a good tour. The places we went to we think you’d like, and we had a fun time, so we’re hoping that, if you’re coming to Tokyo and want someone to plan out a night for you that won’t involve you traveling all over at once, you’ll head over to them and let them do it for you instead. Sounds good to me!
And, hell, we even learned something here. We are trying our best to learn a lot about the food here in Japan. We even have a food dictionary that we keep consulting (you’ll see signs of it in our upcoming Kaiseki video), and to learn about Nikujaga was a thrill. I can’t believe it’s so common and we just haven’t had it. Haven’t even heard of it! That’d be like not hearing about Mac and Cheese in North America. And now, when we’re out at an Izakaya, and we see Nikujaga on the menu, hell yeah we’re getting it! Also, we didn’t know that Jaga meant potato. I mean, it just never came up in conversation. But now we see Jagabee potato chips and we’re like, ahh, that’s what the name means. It was edifying, and fun, and so I highly recommend it 10/10.
We haven’t tried their other tours, but if they’re anything like this one, we’ll have a great time. You can check out their other tours, like in Asakusa or Osaka, by clicking the link here.
And now, we’re off to Kyoto for a couple of days to film another fancy video! See you all in a bit. For more awkwardness, like the magical moment we shared with Dan, check out the bloopers below :D