Monthly Archives: February 2018

A Cycle Ride To Dinosaur Bridge (a.k.a Tokyo Gate Bridge)

When it comes to bridges in Tokyo there is only ever really one that gets a mention and that’s Rainbow Bridge. No real surprise there I guess as it offers a picture perfect postcard view of Tokyo city and is … Continue reading

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Crash ‘N Burn: My Wheels Of Misfortune

If the ‘Fast & Furious‘ franchise has taught us anything then it’s that humans can survive the most unbelievable accidents and come out of the wreckage with just a few scars to show for it!! Whilst my accident wasn’t quite … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Japan’s Largest Taoist Temple Is In Saitama!

  Given that there is a Russian Cathedral in Ochanomizu, a Turkish Mosque in Yoyogi and many Chinese temples in Yokohama, I’m really not sure why I was surprised to see a Taiwanese temple in Japan. I guess it was … Continue reading

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Miho No Matsubara – One Of The Best Views Of Mount Fuji

  One can never really get tired of seeing this beautiful, solitary, snow-capped symmetrical cone, and there are many great places to view it from. Lake Kawaguchiko, Hakone, Fuji Q Highland and Fuji Shibazakura Matsuri are among the best places … Continue reading

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The World’s Longest Wooden Pedestrian Bridge

  Being in the book of Guinness World Records surely means that something is worth seeing right? Of course this is case by case but I was very keen to see this long wooden bridge whilst we were over that … Continue reading

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Interesting Japanese Playground Structures #10

Many of the parks and children’s playgrounds in Japan, particularly in Tokyo, are quite poor compared to other countries in terms of space, surroundings and a lack of grass. However, a handful of them do tend to possess extremely creative structures … Continue reading

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