My Kato gyuto took something like 36 hours from Denmark to Taiwan.
It's practically stainless in that you wont have issues with reactivity generally speaking. It's the sort of steel that generally benefits from a toothier
It's a Christmas present. Might have to wait
Where's the evidence? You can't just hit and run
Was browsing Serious Eats and came across this article - http://www.seriouseats.com/2014/11/s...html?ref=title