I recently made a contribution to Matcha Japan Travel Magazine which explains the basics of visiting an izakaya for English speakers. For those who don’t know, an izakaya is a uniquely Japanese take on a bar or pub.
Those who’ve been will know that you really can’t visit Japan without trying out an izakaya once (or thirty-seven times). But it’s not without its challenges …and that’s where this article comes in.
If you should feel so inclined, head on over to Matcha and check it out –