Star Trek Into Darkness

My annual summertime love affair with expensive action-packed blockbusters has begun. I skipped Iron Man 3 in favour of Star Trek Into Darkness as quite frankly I wasn’t a fan of the first two Iron Man movies. Star Trek on the other had runs thick...

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My First Loot Crate – Gamer Geek Goodies

Its no secret I am a gamer and I am a very proud geek, so when I discovered a website a few months ago that promised to send me epic gamer geek goodies every month I was ecstatic… until I realized that they don’t ship...

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Achievement Unlocked! First year of college complete

2 semesters, 9 courses and almost 10 months after stepping into UTECH for my official first day as a university student I can report that I survived the first year. All courses passed with a few disappointing grades but a feeling of satisfaction that is so hard...

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Chronixx – Smile Jamaica – Video and Lyrics

Jamaica’s local music scene has spawned many international hits and superstars over the decades and our music has influenced artists and sounds globally. The latest local son that seems destined for global stardom is Chronixx, a young vocalist who burst on the scene last year...

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Mount Fuji may become a UNESCO World Heritage site

Japan’s list of Unesco World Heritage sites could rise to 13 if Mount Fuji gets added to the list when the UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee meets in Cambodia next month. Mount Fuji or Fuji-san/Fuji-yama as it is called by the locals has been a cultural,...

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Jamaipanese is now on Instagram!

I recently acquired a Samsung Galaxy S4 (more on that later) to replace my now ancient HTC Legend and while going app download crazy over the last few days I discovered that Instagram in now on Android! Why didn’t anyone tell me Instagram was on Android now? I thought you were all my...

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Solid State Drive upgrade for my aging Gaming PC

I often day-dream about some day owning uber awesome gaming rig complete with $1000 graphics cards, dual 32 inch monitors and a computer chair that beams me into the kitchen/bathroom/bedroom and back at the click of a button. Then I wake up and I look...

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Jamaipanese portrait by @Khisayama – Thank You!

A few days ago during my regular perusal of the Twittersphere I happened upon a tweet by my pal  @RYOtheSKYWALKER that showed a cool-looking portrait of himself. I asked about it and he revealed that it was done by portrait painter @Khisayama. I inquired about getting one...

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Japan Earthquake 2 Years Later

Two years ago today on March 11th 2011 Japan was rocked by a 9.0 magnitude earthquake. The earthquake plus the resulting tsunami and nuclear problems is collectively known as the Tōhoku Disaster. The disaster affected Japan greatly and the effects were felt globally. When I...

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Birthday Celebrations at Japanese Restaurant Cocoro

Ever since learning about Japanese restaurant Cocoro in late 2010 I’ve always wanted to visit. Billed as the best place in Jamaica for high-quality, affordable, authentic Japanese cuisine I had very high hopes. A friend of mine I met at college named Richard is “almost”...

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