Tokyo is a city of 12 million potential ice hockey fans. The surrounding 50 kms from the center of Tokyo, has as many people as ALL of Canada. Canada at the time of writing, has 7 NHL teams. Las Vegas, the sin city of the desert, went from no hockey culture, and no hockey to speak of, to be a very successful ice hockey franchise … Continue reading An NHL Hockey Team for Tokyo!
If you come to live in Japan you should be aware that if you are ever arrested here, you are guilty until proven innocent. With no access to a lawyer while you are being interrogated. You can be held without charges for up to 23 days. However, as we’ve seen with Ghosn, that can be continued indefinitely. Amnesty International has Japan on its watch list. … Continue reading The Japanese Justice System
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Make money by renting your place on Airbnb. Machida is a popular destination as it is accessible to many places Make money by renting your place Continue reading Make Money with Airbnb
Buying large shoes in Japan is a bit like trying to find a prime-time TV show that doesn’t feature at least one past or present member of AKB48: You know they exist, but it often takes perseverance and a measure of luck to track them down. Back home in New Zealand I take a perfectly average size 7, but the corresponding Japanese size of 24.5 … Continue reading Big Shoes available at Ten in Shinjuku
Nerd Nite last week: we laughed, we learned, here’s the photos and video! Meet the Green Zeta Boson at next Nerd Nite…these are the speakers on November 9th! Daniel Jeans — The Next Frontier of Physics with the International Linear Collider Thomas Chater — Lights, Camera, Calcium: Watching Neurons Communicate Ade Irma Suriajaya — When Infinity Becomes Finite –> LISTEN TO THE PREVIEW HERE Join the Facebook event! New: apply for a grant … Continue reading Nerd Nite Tokyo
A Machida walk: Continue reading A Machida Walk
Living in Japan Living in Japan, is an amazing experience, that will change you! What is a Japanese apartment like? To make living here fun and not unbearable, you need a decent if not a nice place to live. Where you live of course, makes a huge difference in how you feel about wherever you live, but especially in a foreign country like Japan. Your … Continue reading Living in Japan: what`s it like?
Odaiba (in Tokyo Bay) Odaiba was built on reclaimed land and reminds me of a miniature version of English Bay in Vancouver. If you haven`t been to English Bay in the summertime, you are missing a very beautiful and interesting part of the world. Odaiba is worth going to as well, if you are not from one of the very picturesque port cities, or if … Continue reading What to do in Tokyo?
Ginza Just a ten minute walk takes you to Ginza district, one of the most famous shopping areas of the world. “It is still the place to go and be seen emptying the contents of a bulging wallet. Even if you are on a tight budget, Ginza is aninteresting area in which to browse–the galleries are usually free and there are lots of discount coffee … Continue reading Ginza to Ebisu