(literally) Big in Japan
If you smile at me, I will understand cause that is something everybody everywhere does in the same language.
I’ve recently come back from travelling the world.
It’s been almost a year ago that I decided to take a break from my job, my home and the life in the UK.
Continue reading “10 Things I’ve learned while travelling the world” »
I do not distinguish by the eye, but by the mind, which is the proper judge. Seneca
I had been warned about this one. And had ignored all advice accordingly.
Tokyo book guides will tell you to leave your trainers and sport clothes at home. You are travelling to Tokyo, right? Theee most fashion-forward capital in the world!
The best-dressed sister of all the other capitals expects that you leave your gym gear at home, where it belongs.
Continue reading “On the Japanese urban fashion style” »
On Day Two of my Tokyo adventure, I visited Shinjuku and Akihabara
Tokyo, Shibuja, People crossing the street
Akihabara is, as most book guides will tell you, the electronics heaven of young Tokyoites. The place to go for duty-free shopping and the latest must-have tech toys and gadgets.
Common knowledge has us picture Tokyo as a technological utopia. There is some truth in that but not to the extent most people fantasise. Continue reading “On Japanese and their ways with technology” »
Update: This post was written in March 2011…
I have a confession to make…
Before the start of my travels (I’m travelling in SE Asia, currently in Tokyo), I told my friends I would be starting a (travel) blog. That was last week. Continue reading “On the fear of shipping” »