Selena Hoy

Selena Hoy

I'm a writer.

Curious enthusiast based in Tokyo. I write about food, culture, recreation, art, business, and travel in Japan and beyond.

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Cheap Eats: Chocolate Peanut Butter Scones

Here's a cheap and easy recipe for scones by reader Selena Hoy....

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My Last 10,000 Yen: Train Fare, Chocolate, and a Haircut

When I moved to Tokyo a few years ago, the yen and the penny were about even—that is, about 100 yen to the dollar. Since then, the dollar has taken a massive dump and today it's about 79 yen to the dollar....

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My Spanish Bread Secret (And My Tokyo Tofu Secret)

A secret about bread and also a secret about tofu....