Hidden Finds #1

Hidden Finds #1

DISCLAIMER: This post is not meant for the faint-hearted!!! Read on at your own risk. Photos may be graphic to some! 😛 This corner is where I’ll be introducing interesting things I encounter while in Japan, sometimes unexpectedly. For my first edition, I’m...
J-Slang! #1

J-Slang! #1

Welcome to the first post of “J-Slang,” where I write slang that should sometimes never be repeated! 😛 Why?! Because Japanese should be a beautiful, eloquent language, not dirty, and rough! Japanese language is so difficult. Being Japanese but born in the...
日本語 Nihongo Time! #2

日本語 Nihongo Time! #2

HMMM.. Lesson 2 of Japanese with me?! Lesson 1 of Japanese with Christine was OMOTENASHI. How many of you retained that bit? Today, I think I’ll go with the Japanese-y way of saying “Long time no see” or “It’s been awhile.”...
dineJAPAN

dineJAPAN

I’m a total Junkie. I mean, I LOVE Junk Food. One of my favorite Japanese fast food chains is MOS Burger. MOS Burger has been around since 1972, and since then, has expanded to over 1700 locations in Japan and beyond, to other parts of Asia and even Australia....
PacSet Insider: Travel tips and secrets…shh!

PacSet Insider: Travel tips and secrets…shh!

Hi folks! Welcome to PacSet Insider, a monthly feature where we divulge some of the ways you can make the absolute best out of a trip to Japan, whether you’re on a PacSet tour or traveling by yourself. Today we are going to talk about Walking in Japan. Why? Because...
Headlinin’: 10/9/17

Headlinin’: 10/9/17

Hi everyone! It’s Monday, the sun is out (in Southern California at least), we’re three days away from the next tour on our schedule – it’s a good week here at PacSet. Oh, and we launched a new website. Welcome to PacSet 3.0, guys! We’re also starting a new blog this...
Sports Mania! 2018 Tour FAQ

Sports Mania! 2018 Tour FAQ

FAQ for Sports Mania! 2018   Q: I am not an athlete. I prefer to observe sports rather than play it. Can I still have fun on this tour? A: Definitely! While this tour does have a lot of activities where you can actually experience the art of Japanese sports, you...
Autumn Adventures 2018: Tour FAQ

Autumn Adventures 2018: Tour FAQ

Autumn Adventures is here! Let us divulge some of the nitty gritty of our vision for this tour. What kind of traveler should go on this tour? If you’re the type of person who thrives on experiences, getting your hands dirty, and living in the unpredictability of the...