Category: Japan

Japan Scene 1: New Teacher x Ferry Rendezvous

Rural communities the world over have a distinct charm; the people are usually friendlier, more close-knit and very curious. These attributes certainly apply to the...

Post-launch Log

One week in and what a transition! A month ago I was sitting at my desk as a government drone toiling away at increasingly less...

Pre-launch Log

I’m sitting here in the darkness tired; the last few weeks have been a blur and almost nothing has happened or felt like I imagined...

Kingston to Ama-cho

So there I was sitting in the barber chair trimming my mini fro when the phone rings. It’s the Japanese Embassy! I’m congratulated told to...

Japanese Calendar Festival 2017

The Annual Japanese Calendar Festival returned in 2017 at a new venue; the Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingston. I attended with my family as its...

The Hidden Beauty of Japan: 2017 Calendar

The Japan National Tourism Organization has released a set of beautiful photographs under the theme “The Hidden Beauty of Japan”. The set of 12 photographs...

Best of Jamaipanese.com from 2016

Time continues to move quickly! 2016 has come and gone and I would say it was a good year for me. I managed to achieve...