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Japan by Prefecture: Tokyo (東京都)

Japan by Prefecture: Tokyo (東京都)

It’s time for ‘Japan by Prefecture‘ again! This is the series that aims to provide the highlights of each prefecture of Japan, along with my personal favourites and suggestions from readers. This week, we’re looking at Tokyo (東京都). Japan’s capital, Tokyo (東京), is officially Tokyo Metropolis (東京都 / Tokyo-to), and it is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan. … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Serenity

Weekly Photo Challenge: Serenity

This week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is on the theme of ‘Serenity‘, and the topic instantly made me think of a photo I took whilst I was in Tokyo last year at Zojoji temple. This little Jizo dude is just so serene, and not at all phased by the chaos of Tokyo all around him.

Book Review: The Haiku Murder by Fran Pickering

Book Review: The Haiku Murder by Fran Pickering

I think I owe Fran Pickering a public apology for having her book, The Haiku Murder, for such a long time and only just getting around to posting a review. Sorry Fran! I actually finished reading this page-turner before Christmas, but you know how time flies! Here’s a synopsis of The Haiku Murder, the latest … Continue reading

Japan 2014: Fish Tales

Japan 2014: Fish Tales

Can you believe I’ve been back from Japan for a month already? Apologies for being so slow at getting my photos uploaded and sharing my adventures with you all. However, now the JLPT is over (for the time being…) I can turn my attention back to blogging. Today I thought I’d share a fishy adventure… … Continue reading