The First Glimpse of Fuji

A Change of Plan So after talking to an experienced hiker in the area, I gathered enough information to decide not to do the hike over the mountain to get to Kofu. While it's definitely possible, my lack of equipment meant that the recent dump of snow and sub zero temperatures would make it quite... Continue Reading →

To the Mountains

Flowers and Missing a Cable Car So, picking up where I left off in the last post, I checked out the flower fields. On the walk there There were some blossoms blooming and I snapped this picture. I accidentally went the wrong way and turned left instead of right into some allotment area. But... Continue Reading →

Kawagoe to Chichibu

The last night in Kawagoe The last night in Kawagoe was really fun. Alessio and I checked out a coffee shop north of town at the recommendation of Taiki. Apparently the voice actor of Akane from Tsuki ga Kirei (called koko-chan) goes there a couple of times a month, so loads of fans visit the... Continue Reading →

Meeting a friend

Picking up where I left off on the last post, the next day I met up with an old school friend in Shibuya. He happened to be studying Japanese in Tokyo and spotted on my instagram that I was in the area. We had a great meal in an izakaya (japanese pub), poked our heads... Continue Reading →

Day One in Japan

I arrived in Japan bright and early this morning at around 7AM, after having almost no sleep on the 12 hour flight. I faffed around at the airport a bit sorting out my SIM card, charging my PASMO, then set off to my hostel. I took the monorail instead of the normal train (because monorails... Continue Reading →

Buying a Game

I received some birthday money from my sister to buy a Nintendo switch game (thanks Kath), so instead of ordering a game online, I decided to go into town and buy a physical copy instead. Really took me back to the good old days where buying a disk or game cart was the norm. I... Continue Reading →

Playing Music

So I just DJ'd for about an hour and a half at a bar in town. I don't really do it often, but the guy that was supposed to be on asked me to fill in for him for the first bit of the night. I really enjoyed it. I played some housey stuff like... Continue Reading →


So I'll be spending 4 months in Japan starting from the 1st of March. I thought it would be great if there was a place I can spam my pics and write about where I've gone and what I've done. So here it is. At the moment I've got the visa all sorted, and travel... Continue Reading →

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