Monthly Archive: August 2012

Jamaipanese goes to College – First Day

Yesterday I opened yet another new chapter in my life, a chapter that for the next four years will be filled with stories, experiences and lessons related to my life as a University student. Year after year since leaving High School I aimed to get...

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ANA – Is Japan Cool? Win a trip to Japan

I have been secretly battling “Japan Withdrawal Syndrome”, wishing, wanting and yearning to experience the feeling of landing in Japan again. That indescribable feeling I got as I explored places such as Todai-ji, Gundam Cafe, The great Buddha of Kamakura, Tokyo Game show 2011 and Nijo...

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Al Jazeera feature – Battling the Yakuza

The Yakuza are criminal groups and organizations based in Japan. Their origin can be traced back hundreds of years and there has been a massive crackdown on Yakuza in Japan recently. As a foreigner I know very little about Yakuza but as a Japan enthusiast I have read about...

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Jamaica’s Medals at the 2012 London Olympics

The sprinting capital of the world has had another successful Olympics. 4 gold medals, 4 silver medals and 4 bronze medals for a total of 12 medals, our best haul in terms of number of medals but our second best in terms of quality of medals....

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