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The Ups & Downs Of Going To One Of Tokyo’s Climbing Gyms

It has become something of a tradition in recent years to have an annual meeting or two with former colleague George. The majority of our meet-ups have been food related (train themed curry, happy rainbow ramen etc), and this one … Continue reading

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Reignite Your Passion For The Olympics At This Tokyo Museum (Before The Games Are Probably Cancelled!)

  If you think I’m writing about this museum before the Olympics get cancelled (and people consequently lose all interest in this place!) then you’re absolutely right! I’ve wanted to visit this place, located across from the New National Stadium, … Continue reading

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Interesting Japanese Playground Structures #2 – Elephant Slide

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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Dining Out: The Godzilla Hotel In Shinjuku

No sooner had I cycled round what I thought was just about every Godzilla-related location back in 2014 and it was announced that a Godzilla hotel would be built in the Kabukicho district of Shinjuku. At the start of March … Continue reading

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Shinjuku Gyoen Gardens

  The cherry blossom season is upon us again in Tokyo and as ever the locals have been getting very excited about the blooming of the pink flowers. Despite what they may think, having four seasons and such seasonal events … Continue reading

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