Photos of Japan: Nikko – Kegon Waterfall

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Another round of photos from a recent trip to Nikko. This time of the almost 100 meter tall Kegon Waterfall. Advertisements

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Photos of Japan: Nikko – Temple details

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A few more pictures from my recent trip to Nikko. The temples are known for their elaborate, colourful carvings, including the very famous three monkeys. Here are a few of them.

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Photos of Japan: Nikko – Temples and Nature

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One of the things that has often struck me about Japanese temples and shrines is how they seem to interact with the nature around them in a way that the churches I know from Europe do not. This is something … Continue reading

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Hand drawn cartoon gets you right in the feels

Proof that hand drawn cartoons are far from dead:

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Great football chants from around the world

Being in Japan means being able to witness some great sports chants. Whether baseball, soccer (my favourite) or any other sport, every teams’ fans seem to have choreographed song and dance routines for every player and game eventuality imaginable…it’s truly a spectacle to behold.

Soccer fans around the world are generally not as well-organised – or well choreographed – as the Japanese, but, as this video shows, there are some good ones out there.

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Animals Kevin does moonwalk and Alan! Alan! Alan! Alan! Alan! Steve! Daytime!

Every Friday should be BBC talking animals Friday 🙂

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Photos of Japan: Robot Restaurant

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Well, my first visit to Robot Restaurant didn’t disappoint. Bonkers Tokyo at about its best. Hard to really explain, so I’ll let the pictures talk for me 🙂

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