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Japan Sights

Climbing Mount Fuji!

My bucket list at the moment does not compromise of many things- learning languages, maybe sky diving (if I am feeling brave!) and traveling the world over. However, one of the things on my bucket list has remained fixed ever since my first visit to Japan. Climbing Fuji was definitely going to be as high […]

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Japan

Going to Japan: Essential Information

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 […]

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Culture Exhibitions

The Courier: The V&A Museum, London

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 […]

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Kyoto & Osaka

Top 5 Things to See in Osaka

Osaka is known to be the Kansai Japanese city- with its particular accent and laid-back vibe, Osaka is a contradiction to Kyoto’s tradition and Tokyo’s mainstream feel. Throughout Japan it is known as the food capital, as it has excellent links to the sea and to the countryside, where it gets its produce from. It […]

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Food

Most Delicious Japanese Food

Japanese food is unique in this world-untainted by the globalised push on fast-food, it lives in the purity of ingredients such as soy, tofu and fresh, seasonal produce. In fact, Japan is aiming to get rid of fast-food chains like McDonalds altogether, and the majority of the population not only love their nation’s food, but […]

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Tokyo

Guide to Tokyo

My experience in Japan started out in Tokyo. The biggest metropolis in Japan, with millions of people darting about on a daily basis, from Shibuya (see the famous crossing here) to Akihabara, or electric town, it turned out to be my love of a lifetime. A few trips and I was hooked! The food, culture […]

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Exhibitions Tokyo

Esprit Dior in Tokyo

When I think of couture I think of Dior, as the house has been synonymous with creating the glitz and glamour that we now associate with film award ceremonies, and the fabulous ball gowns of the past. Dior has been a key player in the world as one of the leading suppliers of high fashion […]