Visit Japan

I just had to share this video of a new push by Visit Japan. If you don’t want to visit Japan after this, then what else could persuade you?

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My Home Away

Just took a trip to Hong Kong for the New Year period and a few thoughts came to me. First, I could get used to Hong Kong. This time was rather different to previous trips where I quickly tired of the place. This time felt more comfortable. The place offers a lot of home comforts […]

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Speeding Through HCM

I don’t normally like to book tours of any kind. I usually feel that it may limit what I could potentially find in an unfamiliar place if I were to follow the instructions and itinerary provided by someone else. Couchsurfing is one exception for me. I’ve had many positive experiences of being taken someplace off […]

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Single Ladies Course

A friend bought me a book detailing different cycling routes around the Kansai area not too long ago. Since then, we tried a crazy route up and down a gravelly mountain that was incredibly tough. I also fell off the mountain (perhaps slight exaggeration) going down a steep slope. As a result, we had another […]

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Poop Heaven

It’s probably not the first thing that crosses one mind when thinking about how to spend a Saturday afternoon, but a few weeks ago I prodded along to a poo exhibition. The first room brings you an animated toilet with a large, long turd inside. The toilet has a face, and it starts talking to […]

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Poop Heaven

It’s probably not the first thing that crosses one mind when thinking about how to spend a Saturday afternoon, but a few weeks ago I prodded along to a poo exhibition. The first room brings you an animated toilet with a large, long turd inside. The toilet has a face, and it starts talking to […]

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Kaohsiung – Food Heaven

A few weeks ago, my girlfriend and I took a trip to Kaohsiung, South Taiwan, and discovered the food heaven that awaited us. Obachan’s Obachan is a term in Japanese to refer to an elderly woman in a friendly manner, and we started using it as a nickname for the lady who worked very long […]

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