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The old hole

4 May 2018

China-Hangzhou-Wulin Square-Ramen - The old hole

Last time I was here I stayed at what was advertised as the centre of everything, Wulin square. At that time, it was a giant hole in the ground, f....

The last supper

15 November 2017

Japan-Tokyo-Akihabara-Ramen - The last supper

Time to head out and have my last dinner in Japan, unless my flight is cancelled. Leaping forward, Ueno station has been a source of crime and vil....

Ueno to Shinjuku is not far

12 November 2017

Japan-Tokyo-Shinjuku-Golden Gai-Ramen - Ueno to Shinjuku is not far

Chances are if you have been to Tokyo that you have ridden on the Yamanote line that goes in a circle around the main parts of the city. You might....

Ready for action

10 November 2017

Japan-Yokohama-Motomachi-Ramen - Ready for action

After 3 or so days of ill health and recovery, I declare myself back to mountain fitness. Unfortunately, I cant climb a mountain at night, too man....

You would never ever get wet

6 November 2017

Japan-Gifu-Food-Ramen - You would never ever get wet

Heres what I have learnt about Gifu - They are deathly afraid of rain. To ensure they never ever have to get wet, they put a roof over everything.....

Halloween was Saturday

31 October 2017

Japan-Kyoto-Zenkoji-Food-Ramen - Halloween was Saturday

Apparently Halloween was Saturday, not yesterday, and not today as it should have been, but Saturday. Japan will move any event so it doesnt clash....

Second opinion

27 October 2017

Japan-Shizuoka-Shrine-Food-Ramen - Second opinion

My first night in Shizuoka, I thought it was all a bit quiet and boring. Then last night I went to a new level of quiet and boring at the other en....

The new shiny Tokyo

24 October 2017

Japan-Tokyo-Kichijoji-Shopping Street-Ramen - The new shiny Tokyo

Tonight I went to Kichijoji, which is quite west but not nearly at the western edge of the Tokyo Megalopolis. I liked it a lot, I had never been t....

Wasted ramen opportunity

23 October 2017

Japan-Tokyo-Shibuya-Shopping Street-Ramen - Wasted ramen opportunity

I like ramen a lot. But its bad for you, many calories, great amounts of salt, very few vegetables. So when I choose to have ramen, I should proba....

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