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Unboxing TokyoTreat’s Hungry, Hungry Halloween

I've talked about TokyoTreat before, but for those unfamiliar, TokyoTreat is a monthly subscription box that brings Japan's bizarre array of food to your doorstep. I purchased a bo ...

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Categories: Asia, Japan, Unboxing

An Unboxing Mystery from TokyoTreat

I love Japan. I love their creativity, their style, their art, their language, their video games, and everything about their modern society. Above all else though, I especially lov ...

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Categories: Asia, Japan, Unboxing

When A Swastika Isn’t A Swastika

You probably clicked on this article because of the swastika. Many people feel strongly about it and believe that it is offensive to show any swastika, at any time, absolutely ever ...

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Categories: Asia, Europe, Germany, History, Hong Kong, Japan

The Bombing of Saskatchewan

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Categories: Canada, History, Japan, Saskatchewan

7 Awesome Things About Japan

Japan is a beautiful country, one of temples and shrines, Shintoism and Buddhism, samurai warriors and kamikaze pilots, Pikachu and Godzilla, Hiroshima and Fukushima. Not only is i ...

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Categories: Asia, Japan, Travel Tips

Tokyo & Hong Kong

It wasn't even 4 o'clock when my alarm went off. I had packed everything the night before, so it was a quick shower, and quick goodbye to a sleepy Steve, and I was out the door by ...

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Categories: Asia, G Adventures, Hong Kong, Japan

Tokyo

I woke up expecting bug bites, but happily had none. Neither did Steve. Some of the girls had found other insects in their rooms last night, but not any more cockroaches. Steve thi ...

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Categories: Asia, G Adventures, Japan

Black Eggs, Cockroaches and Hakone

Our baggage is being shipped once again, this time for Tokyo. With my laptop bag full of clothes, we headed to the train station at 6 in the morning. We rode it, switched trains, a ...

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Categories: Asia, G Adventures, Japan

Kyoto – The Storm

I was able to sleep in today, and woke up at 8am. I quickly showered, ignored the hotel's "bring an umbrella" warning, and began my first free day out on the town. My first stop on ...

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Categories: Asia, G Adventures, Japan

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    5 Weekend Destinations In Saskatchewan

    The past few weeks have been really busy for me, with a lot more time at the office and a lot less time travelling. Thankfully, the weekend is just around the corner and with it co ...

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    Categories: Canada, Saskatchewan

    Birthday Freebies in Regina – Updated for 2023!

    I originally wrote this article in 2020, but since then it's become one of my most popular articles -- and one that needs to be updated the most frequently. Some businesses closed, ...

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    Categories: Canada, Regina, Saskatchewan

    How Does a Buddhist Celebrate Christmas?

    With the holiday season upon us, many people have begun asking me if and how I plan to celebrate Christmas. This is a good question, and I completely understand the confusion since ...

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    Categories: History