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Yokohama's Chinatown

Celebrating Chinese New Year in Yokohama

What better way to celebrate Chinese New Year in Japan than at Yokohama's Chinatown. The streets alive with a festive atmosphere, drop in for all-you-can-eat yum cha at one of the bountiful … [Read More...]

Setagaya Boro-ichi, stalls, flea market, Tokyo

Setagaya Boro-Ichi: Winter Flea Market Shopping in Tokyo

Love a good treasure hunt? Are you a shopper who loves the pursuit of a bargain? Then come rummage to your heart's content this weekend at Tokyo's Setagaya Boro-ichi (世田谷ボロ市). Held … [Read More...]

Sutera Harbour Office

Climbing Mt. Kinabalu on a Budget

If you're planning on going to Sabah (Malaysian Borneo) and have already done some research on climbing Mt. Kinabalu, you've probably quickly realized that it's not exactly cheap to sign … [Read More...]

Polestar Festival

So…We’re Back in Japan

Hey nomads! The J-COM guy came to the door this afternoon so that means we now have Internet! Hooray! This will be our first blog post after returning to Japan so wanted to update you on … [Read More...]

Smiles from Sri Lanka

Now That It’s (Almost) Over

As I sit in bed and write this post, we have only three more nights until this round the world trip is over. This time next week we'll be back in Tokyo participating in a weekend festival. … [Read More...]

For Fun

Ibusuki Sand Baths, Kyushu, Japan

Ibusuki Sand Baths, Japan

Japan is well known for its onsen (natural hot springs), but did you know you can experience the benefits without even getting your feet wet? Located in Kagoshima Prefecture on the … [Read More...]

Ladder, Keret House Warsaw

The World’s Thinnest House

To fill a void. This was the objective of architect Jakub Szczęsny when he set out to build the world's thinnest house in Warsaw, Poland; an urban project that has subsequently stretched … [Read More...]

Tokudai Soft Cream, soft cream, ice cream, desserts, sweets, Japan, Tokyo, Nakano, Nakano Broadway, Japanese, デイリーチコ, big, giant, super-sized

Tokyo’s Super-sized Soft Cream Challenge

A trip to Nakano in central Tokyo will have your expectations of icy treats elevated to a whole new level (literally). Tucked away on the basement floor of geek haven Nakano Broadway, Daily … [Read More...]