One Love Jamaica Festival 2012 – Photos + Video

Another year, another spring and Tokyo came alive over the weekend with the 2012 staging of the One Love Jamaica Festival in Yoyogi Park. Jamaican food, music and culture attracted thousands of international expats, local fans of Jamaica and Jamaicans living and working in Japan...

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Tokyo + Kamakura by Tan Hong Jiun

I surfed into another interested Japan related video that I found on Vimeo. This time time by Tan Hong Jiun who hails from Singapore and says he “Likes to take the road less traveled.” He made this video below over 10 days in February as he walked around...

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May the 4th be with you – Happy Star Wars Day

Today, May 4th is Star Wars day so May the 4th be with you. Get it? “May the 4th be with you” as in “May the force be with you”? Genius isn’t it? I need not explain how huge of a franchise Star Wars is...

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One Love Jamaica Festival 2012 Information

It is that time of year again when Yoyogi Park in Tokyo wakes up from its winter slumber and rings in the spring and summer with various festivals celebrating different cultures. Not surprisingly I always like to highlight the coolest festival of them all –...

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Tokyo on Foot – Book Review

I have reviewed some great Japan related books over the years but “Tokyo on Foot” may be my favourite Tokyo related book ever. I like this book so much because it is very unique, showcases they artistic skill of the author and offers a genuine...

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Japan’s Reggae Affair A Deception? – Jamaica Gleaner

An interesting article entitled “Japan’s Reggae Affair A Deception?” was published in last Sunday’s Jamaica Gleaner that was written by Gleaner writer Mel Cooke. It speaks about the popularity of reggae music in Japan, why it is popular and some of the changes that are affecting...

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10 Awesome Anime Villains

I originally wanted to call this post “My 10 favourite anime villains but the list surged way past 10 and I couldn’t shred it down so I chose five that had to make the list and chose another 5 at random then deleted the others....

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Japan Snippet – I have found a Dragon Ball

This post may fly over the head of readers who have never heard of, read or watched the Dragon Ball anime or manga. While shopping in Tokyo I came upon a store that unknowingly had a powerful artifact called a Dragon Ball on display for...

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Eating Okonomiyaki in Kyoto

Okonomiyaki

Just about every waking hour of my Japan experience was enjoyable and memorable in some way or another. Even when it became time eat I was still being adventurous almost all the time. I have already covered quite a few of my gastronomical adventures when...

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