Seven on Sunday – Reasons to Visit Japan

Today I’m heading to Japan, one of the most special travel experiences you can have IMO. And here are seven reasons to go! Kitsch, anime and Karaoke   Heading to Japan you will find yourself amazed, at least in the big cities (and especially in say Akihabara) by the love of all things bright, colourful …

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Japanese Girl and Boy bands, and what’s the deal there?

So, you know today's pop music, perhaps more than ever before (let's be honest this is always an ongoing criticism) has become homogenised and samey? Well, here in Japan they have seriously taken that to another level, and quite frankly, it's a worry. Yep. AKB48.   Sure, I've talked about AKB48 before, and for those …

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