I have trouble believing that my trip to Japan is now almost 3 years ago. I used to be able to say I visited Japan this year, then I had to say last year, then year before last now In May 2014 all I can say is I visited Japan a few years ago. I reminisce … Continue reading Why did I fall in love with Nagoya?
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 but just driving pass late at night and seeing it … Continue reading Japan Snippet – Nagoya Castle at Night
Practical Japanese is a new series I am starting where from time to time I will publish a photo and/or video displaying Japanese characters whether Kanji, Katakana, Hiranga or a combination of them. I hope that seeing Japanese being used is a practical everyday sense will help expand the vocabulary of fellow Japanese learners so … Continue reading Practical Japanese: Shinkansen Automatic Ticket Machine
I have babbled a lot about how Japan is crazy about food, and how pleasantly surprised I was when I arrived at the variety of gastronomical delights available that quickly vanquish the proverbial "picky eater" in me as I felt that I was missing out on an aspect of Japan that was worth exploring. So … Continue reading Hitsumabushi – Barbecued Eel never tasted so good
Still less than a week since I have been in Japan and my adventures continue. Since my last update I traveled via the bullet train to Nagoya where I saw the magnificent Nagoya Castle at night and had hitsumabushi for dinner. I spent the night at my Japanese friend's house and the next morning we … Continue reading Jamaipanese in Japan â€“ Quick Update 3
Unbelievably, I can now say that my trip to Japan is less than 20 days away. Since beginning the countdown I though time would have slowed down but instead it has been he opposite and now Sept 4th is closing in fast! I have been "trying" to pin down something that resembles an itinerary for the last few days but who would … Continue reading 100 Places to See or Things to do when I Visit Japan
The 2009 World Cosplay Summit was staged from August 1st to 3rd 2009. Thousands of cosplayers and fans of cosplaying decended on Nagoya in Japan for the event with it's primary attraction being the World Cosplay Championship is which 15 countries would compete for the honour of being cosplay champions of the world. YuRi and … Continue reading Japan is 2009 World Cosplay Champions