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DaSaitama investigation, how dasai is Saitama? The Smart Traveller’s guide to Omiya 大宮

埼玉・Saitama; Prefecture immediately North of Tokyo ださい・Dasai; Uncool, Unfashionable Short answer, yes. I've lived in Tokyo, Chiba and Saitama. And it goes without saying the least pleasant place of them all is, by a long shot, Saitama. The foods not as good, the bars are not as fun, the Locations aren't as interesting- it's as… Continue reading DaSaitama investigation, how dasai is Saitama? The Smart Traveller’s guide to Omiya 大宮

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Smart Traveller’s adventure Guide to Seoul city Quickie 서울

Get yourself an EGSim: This nifty little device is a godsend for those wanting to have a fully independent social life during their stay in Korea. Powered by Olleh,Korea's answer to....T Mobile, this versatile beauty is the cheapest and most effective way to get in touch with your friends, new and old, all over the… Continue reading Smart Traveller’s adventure Guide to Seoul city Quickie 서울

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Ode to Chimdak 찜딹

An often overlooked culinary masterpiece from the land of the morning calm is Chimdak. Chimdak is a medley of chicken, tanmyeon *see through noodles, cabbage, cheese and dumplings. Thisnis such a basic idea yet it has no right being as tasty as it is. If you’re in Korea and about to get yet ANOTHER Samgyeopsal […]

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Horror Experience in Ikebukuro, Tokyo: 七人ミサキ

  If you go out to ikebukuro today you'll find the new shichininmisaki horror experience at the Ikebukuro Aquarium.   The tour itself consists of an audio horror tour taking you thought all the usual fish tank areas with newly added ghouls and ghosts Al Carte. The audio is all in Japanese telling the story… Continue reading Horror Experience in Ikebukuro, Tokyo: 七人ミサキ

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Tokyo’s most romantic Starbucks?

Christmas in Tokyo: Omotesando's sky-high Starbucks   It's barely October and I got you on Christmas. Just a quick post to talk to you about a special little Starbucks I had the pleasure of visiting last year during the Christmas celebrations. Adorned with fairy lights and gnome homes dotted around a gorgeous rustic arena theatre… Continue reading Tokyo’s most romantic Starbucks?

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The Smart Traveller’s guide to Fukuoka 福岡

An account of what I found nifty & very useful during my 5 day trip to Fukuoka   Once you get past the juvenile snigger of your airport bag boldly gilded with Fukuoka Aiport Terminal-Fukuoka or FAT-FUK for short, you'll be immediately relieved to realise that Fukuoka's main station, Hakata(博多) is a solid 5 minutes… Continue reading The Smart Traveller’s guide to Fukuoka 福岡