The long walk

My journey from Iga-Kambe station to Ueno shi station. The long winding journey that I cannot recommend enough Saturday the start of the weekend and the start of my free time. As discussed, November’s theme is exploration and trying something… Read More ›

Product: a sweet treat

An introduction to the world of Japanese treats for only ¥69 When looking for a sweet treat most people look at chocolate, or ice cream, or something else that is usually at least ¥100, but here’s a tip- look at… Read More ›

Review: Nitori, homestore

The homestore that seems to have everything Nitori seems to be a more upmarket home store when compared to Nafco as it just sells furniture, crockery, ornaments etc when Nafco also sells cleaning supplies, building supplies etc. For my British… Read More ›

Review: Sports depo

The reason I have no money Sports depo is a sports shop which sells any thing and everything relating to sports. This includes sports wear for men, women and children; shoes- from trainers to football boots, caps, underwear, engraved football… Read More ›

Review: Axtos gym

A good gym for the price? I will say I am a member of Axtos gym under the anytime plan with insurance. The reason why I say this is that it costs me just over 10,000 JPY a month to… Read More ›

Review: Club sega

A nice distraction but don’t expect to win Club sega is your typical Japanese arcade with UFO machines (offering the chance to win figures and food), medal games (slot machines using metal tokens), music games, classical arcade games, and photo… Read More ›

Review: Nafco

The homestore that has everything When living in Japan, occasionally there is a need to buy furniture, tools or other common items that help a house run smoothly- enter Nafco. Nafco is a home furniture giant that have hundreds of… Read More ›