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Night walk in Nakano and Don Quijote at 2am

Don Quijote is infamous for being a crammed shop that sells almost anything. Need a new bike, 2kg rice, sex…

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Vegetarian restaurant Govinda’s in Nakano

Nakano Station is only five minutes away from Shinjuku via the Chuo Rapid Line. The area around the station is…

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Night full of snow in Nakano

There is very few snow here in Tokyo, so naturally I take many photos whenever it snows. At 11pm there…

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Nakano Matsuri
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Nakano Matsuri

There is always something happening in Tokyo, especially from March to October. I like to use the excellent event list…

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The Cats of Arai, Nakano: Purrfect cat party

My tiny apartment in Nakano doesn’t have many amenities, but it does have a call-a-cat service. Sometimes the cats are…

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Apple Workshop
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Accidental festivals & Apple workshops

Another Sunday, another JLPT study meet-up in Shibuya. Afterwards, organiser Why-Khe had to go to the Apple Store in order…

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Snow on branches
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Nakano Snow Wonderland! (this time for real)

Ok, so the first snow day wasn’t that impressive and I only had my mobile phone camera with me. But…

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Light snow covering a park in Nakano
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First snow in Tokyo

For some in my class its the first snow at all, for me it’s just the first snow in Tokyo….

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Train in Nakano
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My home in Japan: Arai, Nakano

Let’s write a bit about my place of living. I’m currently living in a small apartment in Arai, Nakano-ku. Nakano-ku…

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Nakano slope
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Nakano-ku: Working Holiday Information Office

My plans for the next couple of months become clear: Leave Japan, get a working holiday visa and return. There…

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