Hokuriku Shinkansen – Tokyo-Kanazawa

Japan's newest bullet train is set to start service on March 14th. TheĀ Hokuriku Shinkansen will operate between Nagano and Kanazawa. The new route will provideĀ scenic views of the passing countryside such as theĀ  Tateyama Range which looks spectacular in varying seasons. TheĀ Hokuriku Shinkansen is a very attractive train. The journey time between Tokyo and Kanazawa … Continue reading Hokuriku Shinkansen – Tokyo-Kanazawa

Little Kaiju – Animated Short film

IĀ rediscoveredĀ a short film I first saw a few months ago called Little Kaiju that I forgot to share. The 3 minute short film combines the sights of Tokyo with an animated character that makes memorable viewing and maybe a subliminalĀ message? The whimsical journey of a mysterious vending machine dwelling creature who explores the shadowy corners … Continue reading Little Kaiju – Animated Short film

ANA – Is Japan Cool? Win a trip to Japan

I have been secretly battling "Japan Withdrawal Syndrome", wishing, wanting andĀ yearning to experience the feeling of landing in Japan again. That indescribable feeling I got as I explored places such as Todai-ji, Gundam Cafe, The great Buddha of Kamakura, Tokyo Game show 2011 and Nijo CastleĀ while enjoying tasty cuisine such asĀ Okonomiyaki, and Hitsumabushi. ANA is … Continue reading ANA – Is Japan Cool? Win a trip to Japan

Jamaican Ambassador to Japan hoping to build closer ties – Jamaica Gleaner

The Jamaica Gleaner today features an article byĀ Hasani Walters entitled "Jamaican Ambassador To Japan Dreams Of More." The article features Jamaica'sĀ AmbassadorĀ to JapanĀ Her Excellency Claudia Cecile Barnes speaking about her experience at the One Love Jamaica Festival held in Tokyo Japan yearly and her plans and hopes for closer ties between Jamaica and Japan in the … Continue reading Jamaican Ambassador to Japan hoping to build closer ties – Jamaica Gleaner

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 in dire need on a cultural injection. Below are some … Continue reading One Love Jamaica Festival 2012 – Photos + Video