Category Archives: From Japan

Strange Japan

A lot of people outside of Japan have this odd notion that Japan is a “strange” country in some ways….such as; how can a game like pachinko be so nationally popular when it’s essentially just watching little balls bounce off … Continue reading

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Japanese Soft Drinks and Canned Coffee

In Japan I’m usually able to find at least a couple of new and interesting soft drinks to try, with some being stranger than others (orange flavoured cola being quite unusual) :) After each trip to Japan I write at … Continue reading

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Will Adams Festival 2016

On Saturday we drove across the country to Kent to see the Will Adams Festival in Gillingham Park :) Will Adams was born in Gillingham in 1564, and in 1600 became the first British person to arrive in Japan when … Continue reading

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