Tag Archives: What is keirin?

Warming Up For Tokyo 2020 Cycling With A Trip To See Some Local Keirin Action

  When it comes to Olympic sports, Japan has given the world judo and keirin. Everyone knows of the former but the latter one is still something of an unknown quantity to many regarding its origins. It was developed in … Continue reading

Posted in Japan Life, Quirky Japan, Sport | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tokyo Daytripper: A Morning In Odawara City

There are many castles dotted around Japan and I seem to have been to my fair share of them but one omission has been the one that is actually the closest to Tokyo. Odawara lies in Kanagawa prefecture about 80km … Continue reading

Posted in Japan Travel, Tokyo Daytripper: | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments