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5 Random Sights when Backpacking in Tokyo, Japan

While I attempt to play catch up with myself, I will recollect my trip to Tokyo in Japan today. While I admit the city didn’t rope me in or make me love it, there were some completely odd, random and quirky things I noticed when I was there. I thought I’d share my 5 random Read more about 5 Random Sights when Backpacking in Tokyo, Japan[…]

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Thirsty Thursdays: Love Hotel Street Hill in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo and Japan in general is a place I haven’t really touched upon and oddly one that doesn’t really fascinate me. I headed there in May 2012 for a rock concert (Manic Street Preachers) with a mate for a long weekend. To be honest we didn’t really plan on doing anything other than watch the Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Love Hotel Street Hill in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan[…]

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Friday’s Featured Food: Japanese Sushi in Tokyo

Yes it’s Friday and it’s time for Friday’s Featured Food once again. This time I recall my trip to Tokyo last year when I tried sushi in Japan for the first time. First of all I must confess I am NOT a food lover when I travel. I don’t have any must dos when it Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Japanese Sushi in Tokyo[…]

Jonny Blair in Shibuya Tokyo getting recognised for his travel blog

The Day I…Got Recognised For My Travel Blog!!

OK so I started travelling about 10 years ago, leaving Northern Ireland in 2003 was the first step. I started writing about my travels in 2007 and have been constantly writing about travel ever since (on this website, and on dozens of other websites, including Wanderlust). However when walking through an immensely busy street during Read more about The Day I…Got Recognised For My Travel Blog!![…]

Top 5 Cities For Night Views

I was browsing in a camera shop tonight and got thinking about taking photos at night. I suddenly realised that of all the outdoor photos I have uploaded on here, about 95% of them are daytime! So here’s 5 of my favourite cities by night, for views. The thing about night photos is they need Read more about Top 5 Cities For Night Views[…]

Manic Street Preachers – International Treasures (Tokyo, Japan 18.05.2012)

Manic Street Preachers first came into my ears about 20 years ago, in 1992 when on a chance radio listen, I was enthused by their hit single “Suicide Is Painless” (Theme From M.A.S.H.). At the time I didn’t realise it was a cover version, nor knew anything about this band. As the 90s progressed I Read more about Manic Street Preachers – International Treasures (Tokyo, Japan 18.05.2012)[…]