Photos From Yanaka-Nezu

Before going to Japan, I wasn’t worried about much. I knew I’d be able to get around without knowing Japanese. My Chinese still isn’t that great after a year in Taipei, and I didn’t know Spanish when I went to Colombia, after all. People’s warnings about the amount of English spoken in Tokyo fell on deaf ears. I knew I’d be able to figure the subway system out. I’m freakishly punctual, so I knew that catching the last subway back…
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April 3, 2015

Eating On The Cheap In Tokyo

Food plays an important role on all of my trips. If I don’t like the food, I won’t like the destination. If I love the food, well, then I’m more likely to leave a place with sweet, sweet memories.…
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April 1, 2015

Doing All The Stereotypical Japanese Things In Tokyo

Whenever I think of the word ‘Japanese’, I inevitably think of the song ‘Turning Japanese‘ by The Vapors which, in turn, envelops me in a loop of tracks Romy and Michele’s
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January 19, 2015

Adopting A Dog In Taipei, Or Yazhou’s Story

I’ve never really had a dog before. Well, that’s not entirely true. I grew up on a farm, and there were always dogs around. Nell, Floss, Towser, Betty, Boothroyd, Nipscrew, Scooter, Misty, and…
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January 7, 2015

The Price Ain’t Right Back Home

On my recent trip back to the UK, I got scared. Not the good kind of scared, as in the, “Ohmygod look at all this cheese, how am I ever going to finish it all?” variety, and not the scary kind of, “I’m…
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January 5, 2015

My 2015 Travel Plans

In keeping with the theme of my last post, which was about my fourteen favourite things of 2014, I was going to call this post something like ‘The 15 New Places I’ll Visit In 2015′. Then I…
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December 31, 2014

My 14 Fave Things From 2014

It’s the end of the year now. The very last day to be precise, a day where everyone is making resolutions on how they’ll better themselves in 2015, and where every blogger is frantically typing…
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