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Nippon over to Japan (Part 15: wrap up) – The end of the series. lots of photographs in this post :)

If you’re new to this blog then welcome and welcome back to my current followers.  This is the 15th part of my series ‘Nippon over to Japan’, the previous 14 parts have been dedicated to Arriving in Tokyo, Ryogoku, Tokyo (Sumo Town), Tsukiji fish market, Tokyo, Food in Tokyo, Food in Tokyo (Part 2), Tokyo… Continue reading Nippon over to Japan (Part 15: wrap up) – The end of the series. lots of photographs in this post 🙂

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Nippon over to Japan (Part 6: Tokyo, if it were a drug it would be the most addictive of them all)

What is it that makes Tokyo so great? Out of all the cities I have ever visited I still tell people without even a pause that Tokyo is my favourite city, but what is it that sets it aside from everything else? There are plenty of cities that have bars which are open until sunrise,… Continue reading Nippon over to Japan (Part 6: Tokyo, if it were a drug it would be the most addictive of them all)

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Nippon over to Japan (Part 5: Food of Tokyo, continued)

First of all, let me thank those who have recently started following me and also those who have been reading for a while for a while, I hope you’ve been enjoying these posts.  Continuing on from my last segment I’m going to go through some of the different foods that can be had in Tokyo,… Continue reading Nippon over to Japan (Part 5: Food of Tokyo, continued)

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Nippon over to Japan (Part 4: Food in Tokyo)

Welcome to Part 4 of my japan travel series, thanks to those who have followed and I hope you’ve enjoyed my posts up to now.  In the last segment I took you to Tsukiji fish market, the epicentre of Japanese cuisine in Tokyo, now I’ll be showing you some of the weird, wonderful and downright… Continue reading Nippon over to Japan (Part 4: Food in Tokyo)

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Nippon over to Japan (Part 3: Tsukiji fish market, Tokyo)

Sitting at the edge of the river, a mere stones throw away from Ginza, Tokyo’s central business district, is Tsukiji fish market.  Tsukiji is at the heart of all Tokyo cuisine, attracting everyone from the cook at home to Michelin star sushi chefs who frequent the market to get their hands on the catch of… Continue reading Nippon over to Japan (Part 3: Tsukiji fish market, Tokyo)

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Nippon over to Japan (Part 2: Ryogoku, Tokyo)

Hi guys, thanks for reading and following my blog, I hope you’ve enjoyed the previous North Korea series and are enjoying this ‘Nippon over to Japan’ series.  Welcome to Part 2  where I’ll be taking you to a small district of Tokyo called Ryogoku, the home of Sumo. If you’re lucky enough to visit Tokyo… Continue reading Nippon over to Japan (Part 2: Ryogoku, Tokyo)

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Nippon over to Japan – Japan travel series (Part 1: Arriving in Tokyo)

From a very young age I could feel the magnetic pull of Japan drawing me towards it.  As a child, I used to sit on my living room floor with an atlas trying to find far away places that I could travel to using my imagination, I moved my finger across the map as far… Continue reading Nippon over to Japan – Japan travel series (Part 1: Arriving in Tokyo)