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Sushi at Ichikawa

This is the first of my sushi restaurant reviews, but I am hoping to add all my past experiences eating at other ones in Tokyo, Sapporo and elsewhere too! Ichikawa Sushi is a fascinating 1* Michelin restaurant in  Nakamachi in Setagaya (Kaminoge Station), a pleasant suburb of Tokyo. The restaurant has been well-ranked in the … Continue reading Sushi at Ichikawa

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Going to Japan: Essentials

Going to Japan is wonderful- nothing could be more exciting than visiting the country of cherry blossom, anime and sushi. Japan is full of things to do, and will cater to many different people! For the foodies, you have a nation which lives off the most delicious food in the world, with natural flavours enhanced … Continue reading Going to Japan: Essentials

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Museum Reviews: The V&A

As the forerunner in fashion advancement in Britain, the V&A is the London Victorian-red-brick institution that brings fashion admirers from all over the country (and beyond) to view its exhibitions. Set up in 1852 during the heights of Queen Victoria's reign following the enormous success of the Great Exhibition the previous year, it was meant to showcase British design … Continue reading Museum Reviews: The V&A

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For & Against: Sketching in Museums

In response to the Guardian article published online about the V&A ban on sketching in its temporary exhibitions, here are some thoughts from an Art student arguing both sides.This article was published in The Courier this year as part of my work for the Culture section. For: Every single arts student and schoolchild will remember that going … Continue reading For & Against: Sketching in Museums

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Kyoto

Kyoto is the previous capital of the old Japan and is most famously known for the large amount of temples dotted around the city, and the traditional wooden houses in the Gion and Higashiyama districts. Kyoto is very traditional in some areas, and it is worth exploring as many different temple areas as you can, … Continue reading Kyoto