Category Archives: Oh, Japan

Little things #4: Cover Me!

Japan  has garnered a reputation for itself as a number of things: responsible for the rest of the world’s knowledge of sushi, exporter of animations and games for geeks everywhere, leading provider and founder of tentacle porn, and…oh yeah, they … Continue reading

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Little Things #3: Things That Make Noise…but Shouldn’t.

Tokyo is, in my opinion, a pretty noisy city.  In residential areas, it’s quiet, but for the most part, hearing other humans being humans and doing humany things is unavoidable.  Train stations and shopping centers sometimes get to volumes so … Continue reading

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Atsui

Tokyo summers are hot. I learned that 3 seconds after stepping off the plane at Narita airport one year ago in the middle of July. I’m re-living that experience again now. A few months ago I was priding myself on … Continue reading

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And now, for the “talent” portion…

Apologies for the lack of updates recently – haven’t been experiencing much that is both a) bloggable and b) I think to take photos of at the time.  But here’s something from Golden Week, my week of vacation where I … Continue reading

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Real update from the new (temporary) homefront

Hey everyone, sorry for the less-than-exciting posts I wrote while I was traveling.  It made it easier to let all family/friends know I was in transit/had arrived. Right now I’m in Chiba prefecture, which is east of Tokyo.  I’m in … Continue reading

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Returned to Oz

Hey, hi, what’s up. I made it! My bag did not.  I must wait another day for it.  Le sigh. So yeah, Japan. WEE!

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Recap: Japan Tourist Adventure Part Two: Attack of the Parents (Part 2)

Continued from Part 1: These posts are pretty image-heavy, so in the interests of saving your computer a little bit, please click the “Read More” link. (Kyoto) Here we did mostly the same things I did with Gram back in … Continue reading

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