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How to Spend an Epic Day at Tokyo Disneyland
(Even if You’re Going Solo)

I think I chased a white rabbit with a watch and fell into a hole but I can’t remember that bit. What I remember is that I stood there in a crowd full of happy, smiling people and gazed up at the man himself next to the world’s best friend with a fairy tale castle […]

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What is Anime Japan like? At the Biggest Anime Convention in Tokyo

Boarding a steel grey train, I exited the Tokyo world of neon lights and busy streets and flew away into a futuristic world full of staggering high rise constructions with gaping holes and an odd metal ball in their middle, massive lean bridges and broad alleys surrounded by geometrically shaped hedges that provided the only […]

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Watch out, the uber Otaku is Here

I am talking about me, of course. If you didn’t know, an *otaku is generally referred to as a super anime/manga fan (but don’t mention that to Japanese people because it means more of a weirdo dorky nerd person to them). Maybe it’s an old-school term, which might very well be true judging by the […]

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Where Food Heaven is Just around the Corner

I have never had Japanese food in my life. Unless, of course, you count that one time I had vegetarian sushi in a Chinese restaurant in Sweden where I had to use chopsticks and became the centre of general amusement. And now I am in Japan. Being a self proclaimed foodie and getting giddy at […]

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