Archive for the ‘Japan’ Category

Happy New Year!!! Gosh, 2011 has been one of the most busiest years to date. Reflecting back, there has been many ups and downs and while there has been many rewarding experiences, there was also many difficulties I had to tackle though to succeed to...

So another year has passed since my last trip, and it was at that time that I thought I've had enough of Japan and didn't really want to go back unless it was for non-holiday reasons. However life has it's ways to flip everything upside down. So once...

This one's for the Tribes fans. I don't actually get this joke Now that I've had a decent rest and recovery from the flight back (cursed travel sickness), I can post a Comiket follow-up. I'll start off with questions that were submitted in the last...

There's not a lot of pictures to show, mainly because my hands were usually full with bags, but I'll post some "look how big these crowds are" photos later. Day 1 I woke up slowly at 4 AM and "enjoyed" some cup ramen. Trundling off to the train...

My trip wasn't to be all fun and games and baking in the punishing sunlight. I was off to meet a compatriot this morning, since I wanted to get in touch with another branch of the multinational company that pays my food bills. Alighting from...

Japan conspires to wake me up at odd hours of the day. This morning it started with a gentle shaking at around 5 AM. At first, in my sleep-addled state, I thought "Oh it's probably just a truck passing by." As the shaking increased, my first thought was...

The alarm clock in my phone woke me up at the ungodly hour of 4 AM. After a quick cuppa tea, checking I had all my gear and loading it in the car, it was off to Domestic Terminal for the first leg to Cairns. Thanks to a delay with some sort of...