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Tokyo Daytripper: Free Moomin Park Less Than An Hour From Tokyo!

  Whilst looking at places to see Winter illuminations last Christmas I came across Moominvalley Park in Hanno City which is about 40 kilometers northwest of Tokyo. It actually only opened last March but I was a little put off by … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Johnson Town – A Taste Of America In Saitama

One really doesn’t need to go too far in Tokyo these days to experience some kind of Americanism whether it be chain stores, slogans, music, movies or food and drink. However, just over the border in Saitama prefecture there is actually … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Alandalus (Morocco & Spain)

The country of Morocco is one that fascinates many, particularly Europeans, who often see it as the easy option when it comes to stepping onto a different continent. With it being just 14.3 km away from Spain at its closest point, … Continue reading

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Tokyo Filming Locations #11 – Ju-on: The Grudge 2 (2006)

Of course this site focuses mainly on the locations of foreign productions but from time time we go off track whether it be soaps, dramas or even books. This time I hunted down a couple of pivotal locations from Japanese … Continue reading

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Toshimaen Amusement Park

On Friday the 24th of August I went to Toshimaen Amusement Park which is a 15 minute train ride away from where I live. Sadly we didn’t have so long there as we only got there at 2pm and it was also quite mild … Continue reading

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