Since last October I have been going through the dozens of videos I recorded while in Japan and picking out of few that I seem share-able and have been uploading them to Youtube. Most of the uploads are short clips on average around a minute long. In times like these I wish my video editing … Continue reading Jamaipanese.com Youtube Channel Updates
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 quickly to Todaiji which was already a sight to behold … Continue reading Todai-ji – Buddhist temple complex in Nara
Nara is a must visit for fans of Japanese history, Buddhist temples and.. Deer. Not just any ordinary deer but deer designated as "National Treasures", all 1200+ of them. Up to the mid 1600's killing one of them was a crime punishable by death as before World War II they were considered divine and sacred … Continue reading Nara Deer – National Treasures or tricky buggers?
I cannot say it enough, Japan is an awesome country and I have returned from my recent trip with various stories to tell but my favourite (and most told so far) is how I lost something valuable and within 15 minutes of discovering it was missing I had it returned to me. That valuable "thing" … Continue reading True Story: Lost and Found in Japan – Buddha Edition
So I am about halfway through my vacation time in Japan. I've seen many places and experience a lot of the things I dreamed about doing in Japan. My Japan update videos so far has only allowed viewers to view my ugly mug as I chat on about where I have been, what I have … Continue reading Jamaipanese in Japan â€“ Quick Update 5
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