Author: Lisa Jardine

Currently on her second stint as a Tokyo resident, American Lisa Jardine has lived in Japan for six years.

She is a mother of four and a freelance writer who has contribued to various publications in Japan, including The Japan Times, Metropolis and In Touch, in addition to being a frequent contributor to CNNGo. She is a native New Yorker.

Latest Posts

More than an airport, Narita is a must-see city

More than an airport, Narita is a must-see city

A few minutes by train from the airport, this colorful city actually makes you want a layover
How to make a mint at Japan's antique markets

How to make a mint at Japan's antique markets

We walk the stalls with an expert buyer to learn how the pros go shopping and come out on top
Fukushima Taiko drummers Japan's newest stateside export

Fukushima Taiko drummers Japan's newest stateside export

Evacuee youth group gets its show on the road for April D.C. cherry blossom festival