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The World’s Favourite Curry House

I’m typically apprehensive when it comes to ordering new curries worried it maybe too sweet, too mild, carrots, peas, potato, what if it’s fruity. There’s just too many variables to taste and even after an analysis of colour, texture, and smell, it still feels risky with the purchase, although the smell tends to be the …

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Themed Cafes and Restaurants in Tokyo

This list is bit of a mixed bunch as there was quite a bit of compromise needed (mostly from my side) between me and Fanfan. While I fail to sell her on the Maid Cafes of Akihabara, which are apparently “creepy” and “perverted”, I do manage to party with robots and indulge in other weirdness. Otherwise, we hopefully found …

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Shirakawa-go Unesco Village in Spring (Japan)

We travel to Shirakawa-go Unesco Village in Spring leaving early morning (07:00ish) from the city of Kanazawa. We travel southwest on our JR passes via Toyama to Takayama, which is the starting point for travel to Shirakawa-go Unesco Village, a well-known Unesco site famous for triangular looking houses among other things. Admittedly this journey did begin on a slight hangover …

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