Momiji: Escaping to Nature

As Autumn is coming again to Japan, the colours of the leaves are starting to change again.

Next to the stunning cherry blossoms of Japan, I personally think this is the next best season in Japan as there is so much to see and do under the fall leaves.

Click here to read the full article I wrote about this on Life In Kansai

When Sakura meets Tiramisu

Now if any of you know me at all, you will know that I am obsessed with tiramisu. It is hands down the best dessert, and is a fantastic mixture of flavours.

One of the things that Japan did introduce me to was sakura (cherry blossom) flavour, something which I find hard to describe and love to eat.

So this year, when Sakura Tiramisu came out, I had to try it!  Continue reading “When Sakura meets Tiramisu”

Introducing Shinsekai, Osaka – Cozy Japan

A while ago, I started actively taking part in more creative projects across Japan and started to get my writing in a variety of places. This lead me to Cozy Japan. A travel site that creates video content on attractions in Japan.

You can find the full Cozy Japan article on Shinsekai here.

Till next time x

Review: KAT-TUN – Dead or Alive

Here’s another one of my articles written for nihonchique, please check it out.

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Second Guest Post by my amazing friend Meghan! She is an amazing writer and requested to write about the new single “Dead or Alive” by KAT-TUN! 

Dead-or-AliveA new year has started and KAT-TUN has come out with a killer single. This January KAT-TUN released Dead or Alive. This song was written for Kame’s new movie, Joker Game, which was released on Jan 31st. Jovette and Maiko Rivera, the writers of Dead or Alive, have done a fantastic job with this song and has matched it well with the spy-love theme of the movie, while at the same time still holding true to the style he usually write s for KAT-TUN. Personally I was exhilarated to hear that he had written Dead or Alive and knew from the start that it would not disappoint.

Proving my point, Dead or Alive made it onto the World’s Top 20 Single Awards at number…

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Japanese Entertainment – Introducing INKT

For those of you who didn’t know, here’s my guest post on nihonchique.com. You should go and read it.

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Well nice to meet you all, my name’s Meghan, today’s guest blogger. But that’s not all that important today since I’ll be introducing a new band to you all today.

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Now a lot of you maybe thinking ‘what is this rock band doing on this blog?’ And some of you may be thinking ‘oh I see’. Lets clear the reasons up very quickly.

Last year Tanaka Koki was fired from Johnny’s due to a breach of his contract. I wont go into details since that isn’t the aim of this post, but after his one year restriction he is back with a new band in a new genre.

INKT would be what I personally would describe as a One Ok Rock – Abingdon Boys School hybrid. The songs display a good mix, some guitar/bass heavy, others featuring lots of keyboard. Koki also added some rapping in…

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