Prime Minister of Japan visits Jamaica


The Prime Minister of Japan, His Excellency Mr. Shinzo Abe is visiting Jamaica for two days, from September 30th (Wednesday) to October 1st (Thursday). Mr Abe will participate in several activities in his official visit such as: Floral tribute in honour of soldiers of World...


11 Photos I took in Japan with memories attached


Four years ago on this very day (Sept. 25th) I was making my way back from Tokyo to Kingston via New York. The days I spent in Japan though in the past, continue to provide powerful fuel that empowers and motivates me through various challenges...


Exhibition: Photography from the Meiji Period

Pale Pink and Light Blue. Japanese Photography from the Meiji Period (1868-1912)

The Museum for Photography in Berlin’s Kunstbibliothek recently opened a fascinating exhibition titled “Pale Pink and Light Blue: Japanese Photography from the Meiji Period (1868-1912).” From the preview pictures the exhibition is like being transported back in time to the down of the modern era...


Hokkaido and Tokyo to be linked via Shinkansen


The Hokuriku Shinkansen launched in March this year connecting  Tokyo to Kanazawa, come March 2016 there will be another Shinkansen launch when Tokyo gets linked with Hokkaido via the Hokkaido Shinkansen. Hokkaido Railway Co. and East Japan Railway Co. will provide 13 round-trips per day...


Pokemon Go coming to a smartphone near you


Nintendo, the Pokemon Company, Niantic Labs and Game Freak has teamed up and is bringing Pokemon to the real world. Players will soon be able to use their smartphone to catch and trade Pokemon. As a long time Pokemon lover who remains true to the...


Top 7 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Toys


Star Wars is an iconic franchise loved by millions of all ages and nationalities. With Star Wars now being a Disney property and also a plethora of books, movies, toys, memorabilia etc being released for the Star Wars its an exciting time to be a...


Usain Bolt delivers 100m Gold again amid doubts


The 100m at the ongoing World Championships in Berlin like all major atheletics events is the headliner event. In 2015 it has taken on added significance as pundits christened as a “Battle to save the sport” and a “Fight between good and evil”. The evil...


Dragon Ball Z Resurrection F coming to Jamaica


I might have been the last anime geek in Jamaica to find out but its been confirmed that Dragon Ball Z Resurrection F is coming to local theatres at the end of August.This is a HUGE deal here in Jamaica as there are often important...


Nicola Williams: Sharing the Japan Experience


Today’s interview post features Nicola Williams a young, intelligent Jamaican woman who arrived in Japan in July 2014 to participate in the JET programme. I met Nicola at the send-off reception for the 2014 JETS and what struck me was how calm and confident she...


Attack on Titan: Junior High – anime adaptation


The spin-off manga Attack on Titan: Junior High  known as Shingeki! Kyojin Chūgakkō in Japan which is  based on Hajime Isayama’s Attack on Titan manga is getting a television anime adaptation. Retaining the spoiler-free surprise factor I’ve never heard of the manga before this announcement...