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The Great Buddha, Monster Hospital, Quality Dog Time, A Sushi Museum & Live J-League Football!

Over the years I`ve visited many really interesting and quirky buddha statues in Japan of varying sizes and materials but arguably the most impressive and famous one is in Kanagawa Prefecture.   Kamakura was a slight detour en-route to Izu … Continue reading

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Review: Films Set In Japan – Stopover Tokyo (1957)

An American intelligence agent is sent to Tokyo to track down a Communist spy ring is the blurb but if I hadn’t read that beforehand then I probably wouldn’t have been aware of such a thing! For an espionage film, … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Kamakura (2014)

Over a year ago I splashed out 5000 yen on some second hand hiking boots in anticipation of climbing Mount Fuji from base to summit but injury meant I had to pull out of that adventure a few days before … Continue reading

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