The Serene Beauty of Myokensan

Japan is a mountainous country, and nobody can deny this claim. Hikers are everywhere, tackling the natural beauty this country has to offer. You don’t need to venture out to Mt Fuji or take the pilgrimage walk of Kumano Kodo to fully appreciate the wonders of the mountains in Japan. I took a train from […]

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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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Changing My Life Years Ago

Crazy Idea Almost 5 years ago, I was sat in a psychology lecture at University, listening to some alumni members talking about their experiences as an assistant language teacher in Japan. I thought that would be cool for like a year or so, and here I am now after over 4 years of living in […]

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