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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Awesome Urban Japan Photos by Flickr member “hidesax”

The photographer in me goes crazy whenever I see awesome photos by talented photographers. Flickr is a fertile “looking ground” packed with millions of awesome photos that I sometimes find myself lost in for hours on end. Combine the photographer in me with the Japan...

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Yakitori – Japanese-style Grilled Chicken on Sticks

Yakitori is one of those “regular” types of foods the (formerly) picky eater in me wanted to try when I arrived in Japan. After grabbing 3 different flights and making it halfway around the world from Kingston to Tokyo I met up with a Jamaican...

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Temple of the Golden Pavilion – Kinkaku-ji

Every major tourist area has its main stop, that must see attraction all visitors must go to or their time in that particular area, town, city or country would be incomplete. Good examples are the Eiffel Tower in Paris and the Statue of Liberty in...

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