Too much Tokyo, Not enough Vice

‘They found a way to monetise suicides? Even for yakuza, that’s pretty fucked-up’ Episode 3 of Tokyo Vice. The central idea behind the series is that it takes a foreign, white male to uncover the sinister truth behind a spate of recent deaths that have seen pensioners kill themselves. Jake Adelstein wrote the book inContinue reading “Too much Tokyo, Not enough Vice”

The great big Instagram LIE

Near the end of that amazing book by the writer and chef Eddie Huang, he talks about his idea of a neighbourhood restaurant. Im going to paraphrase here but the essence of a neighbourhood place is one where everyone is welcome. you don’t need to buy anything , and you especially don’t need to makeContinue reading “The great big Instagram LIE”

Hot Girl Supper Podcast

The fact is that it’s rare even now to hear women, let alone Asian women, speak directly about dating and relationships. I have enjoyed all of their podcasts. They keep things interesting for the whole running time and it sounds like they didn’t even need to have a script for things to be interesting. 

3 Sojus reviewed

Soju, the distilled drink has been the number 1 drink in South Korea and is also the world’s most popular spirit. For most people, soju is a cheap, simple alcohol with little taste. The drink is only made in South Korea and can be distilled from bamboo or sweet potato. It is best drunk withContinue reading “3 Sojus reviewed”

She’s just looking for friends

It can be hard to accept, but a lot of women are only interested in being your friend. Even if the issue of sex is impossible to avoid, that attractive woman who smiles at you is probably being polite or friendly. Yet when it comes to Asian woman, we forget that not all of themContinue reading “She’s just looking for friends”

London’s best value 4*Hotel

London isn’t known for being good value, so when you do manage to find a bargain it’s all the more satisfying. Yet I managed to find a great hotel during the holiday season, and it wasn’t difficult! https://www.radissonhotels.com/en-us/hotels/park-plaza-london-park-royal I stay in a lot of hotels. I don’t get paid to travel and I’m not onContinue reading “London’s best value 4*Hotel”

Thailand is back open for foreign tourists

After two years, Thalailand is fully open for international travellers. The country has seen most of its famous landmarks closed to tourists, but it now looks as though the country is ready to welcome tourists with open arms. Before April 2022, the requirement for international tourists was that they needed to show a negative PCRContinue reading “Thailand is back open for foreign tourists”

Chessington World Of Adventures: is it a good day out?

Billed as Britain’s Wildest Adventure , Chessington is a theme park and zoo combined! It has millions of visitor each year and is one of the famous parks owned by Merlin There are many good things about the park so explaining why it’s so popular is not difficult. But first, a quick guide to theContinue reading “Chessington World Of Adventures: is it a good day out?”

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