Japan Snippet – Nagoya Castle at Night

I’ve read about and seen many dreamy photographs on the many Japanese castles all over the country but in the end I only managed to see one castle while in Japan – Nagoya Castle. It was at night, I didn’t even go on the grounds...

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A Two Hour Trek Through Meiji Shrine

Tokyo is a massive city with skyscrapers that touch the sky and a frantic buzz that goes on 24 hours a day all day everyday. Meiji Shrine is a huge temple, complex, forest and Shinto shrine in the heart of Tokyo that offers an escape...

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Now Playing: Star Wars: The Old Republic

My Christmas gift to myself was Star Wars: The Old Republic the new massively multiplayer online role-playing game built by Bioware but set in the well known and loved Star Wars universe. I’ve never been much of a MMORPG player but being the inquisitive gamer...

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J-Drama Sundays: Hammer Session – Guest Post

I really like fun J-Dramas where the characters do fun and crazy stuff, especially when it is out of the norm. Hammer Session is one of those because it definitely goes outside the bounds of what I call a traditional J-Drama. Plot Imagine a guy...

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Japanese Culture and Calendar Exhibition 2012

It was that time of year again when the Japanese Embassy in Jamaica had their Calendar exhibition and although I was there in 2009, 2010 and 2011 I still enjoyed it again this year. It felt even more special as many of the friends I have...

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Todai-ji – Buddhist temple complex in Nara

Todai-ji or the “Great Eastern Temple” is one of the most famous landmarks in Nara. It ranked highly on my list of “must visit” places in Japan and after being greeted on my arrival in Nara by tricky but cute deer I made my way...

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Best of Jamaipanese.com from 2011

Happy New Year! From Hiking the highest Mountain in Jamaica to My first trip to Japan, 2011 was a great year for my blog as well as myself personally. As 2011 draws to a close I thought I’d re-share some of the best posts published on Jamaipanese.com...

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

This past year was a very eventful one for Jamaipanese.com and for me personally, definitely the most eventful year for a while if not the most eventful (and fulfilling) year in my life so far. At the begining of the year I started out wide-eyed and ready...

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