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The Highs & Lows Of Watching England’s First Match At The Rugby World Cup In Sapporo

  In November 2003 it was only my second day in Japan when England beat Australia to win the Rugby World Cup Final. That night out in Roppongi proved to be a hugely memorable night. 16 years on and I now … Continue reading

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The Sighting Of This Mysterious Hotel Is Very Much For Real

There really is no difficulty in identifying this particular building over in one of Tokyo’s bordering prefectures.   It’s not often I venture on over to Chiba these days other than for flights from Narita Airport or the annual Tokyo … Continue reading

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Hokkaido 2015 Pt VI: Sapporo Dome

Coming off the back of a lengthy round-the-world backpacking trip, the 2002 World Cup Finals happened at a great time for me as I was free to watch pretty much every moment of the tournament and it made such an impression … Continue reading

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