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Recovery Japan – Night of Tango, Jazz and Reggae

Just a few months ago, Japan was victim to a most horrific earthquake tsunami that culminated with a nuclear meltdown, affecting the lives of thousands to this day. It’s as a result of this that the recently launched Recovery Japan Foundation has secured the support of...

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Portland Revisited – Rio Grande + Scatter Falls

So last Sunday I took advantage of my monthly opportunity to escape the big city and boarded a bus along with dozens of other photographers for our usual trip – this time we revisited Portland, a beautiful, natural, green and water filled parish that is a nature photographers wet-dream. Previous...

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Operation Visit Japan in the home stretch

Jamaipanese.com is over five years old but my love for Japan goes back longer than that. Almost 18 months ago I started Operation Visit Japan that focused on slewing the financial behemoth a trip Jamaica to Japan is. Financially all is set now now and...

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One Love Jamaica Festival 2011 photos

The yearly One Love Jamaica Festival was held last weekend and as it has been since its first staging in 2004 was a resounding success. Yoyogi Park in Tokyo came to life as thousands of attendees came out to support the Jamaica-Japan cultural exchange event...

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One Love Jamaica Festival 2011 Information

Yoyogi Park in Tokyo, Japan will once again host the One Love Jamaica Festival. The dates for the staging of the festival this year is Saturday 21st of May to SundayMay 22nd. I’ve been following the One Love Jamaica Festival from afar for a few years...

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I feel Guilty after losing my Sushi Virginity

Before last Saturday I had never eaten any type of sushi. I had planned to lose my sushi virginity in March but saving for Japan and other priorities derailed that plan. When I first heard of sushi and read that it was raw fish the...

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Jamaican TV in 1984 – JBC Clip

When I say I am a “Proud Jamaican” I dont say it lightly, I LOVE my country and I accept ALL it’s faults while revel in it’s greatness while remaining focused on my task as a Jamaican to do my part to make Jamaican a...

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A 5000 Yen Note has arrived in my Mailbox

Late last year, right after posting my Operation Visit Japan report for December 2010 I received an email from a Jamaipanese.com reader interested in donating. Apparently she had visited Japan a year earlier and had stumbled upon a 5000 yen note that escaped her shopping...

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Jamaipanese.com Reader Survey and Feedback

Hello guys and girls. Jamaipanese.com has for five years been my personal blog where I blog about my love for Japan and Life in Jamaica. Over the years it has evolved and matured as much as I have. Without its readers Jamaipanese.com wouldn’t have survived...

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Operation Visit Japan – March 2011 Report

Just over fifteen months ago on January 18th, 2010 I announced a plan that would see me starting to take some important steps that would allow me to visit Japan in the Summer of 2011. I named the plan Operation Visit Japan and it focused...

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