City Rumble – Tokyo Versus Tallinn

In one corner today, we have a heavyweight champion of North Asia, the Japanese capital – destination Tokyo! In the other corner, weighing far less but yet packing quite a punch, a medieval city in the Baltics, capital of Estonia, the charming Tallinn. Yep – today’s City Rumble match up is between two very different places, but that doesn’t mean it’s going to be a walk over.

Five Big Cities You Must Return To…

Happy Sunday! Today the post is about cities I’ve been to which I think absolutely DEMAND a second visit (if not a third or fourth). They are BIG cities, cities that blow you away, amaze and dare I say… delight? Let’s see! Singapore Definitely the smallest of these five cities, Singapore is in my mind …

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3 Spots on Sunday – Stopover Cities between Australia and Europe

Flying from Australia to Europe is a long, LONG journey, and bar an experimental flight from Perth to Europe (London I think) you need to change planes at some point in the Middle East or Asia. There are many options – off the top of my head Doha, Abu Dhabi, Delhi, Colombo, Bangkok, Hong Kong, …

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Cities on Sunday – Tokyo

Wham bam thankyou Mam! Tokyo is a city with everything. It’s an incredible combination of skyscrapers, neon lights, parks and shrines, salary men and cosplayers in the Harajuku area. It has Maid Cafes, a Robot Restaurant (still to visit for me!), two Disney theme parks, a tower, a Skytree, and incredible metro system, brilliant museums, …

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Unreal Ueno

Tokyo is a massive city made up of many districts with their own feel and history. From Akihabara with its electronics and Maid Cafes, to Harajuku and its alternative culture,  to Roppongi with its bars, karaoke joints and slightly more dubious affects, there is so much in Tokyo that really you need a day per …

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City Rumble – Tokyo Disneyland versus Tokyo Disney Sea

I’ve wanted to do this for a while. Okay, you can’t really call either of these a city… although they are cities of sorts. So the question is – which one is better, right? Well before I make any calls, I need to consider what we can measure in the two theme parks. Food – …

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