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Dezome-shiki Fire Fighter Review

December 25, 2017 by Mark Guthrie

There are very few professions for which ‘death defying’ is par for the course, but it is safe to say that fire fighters certainly fall into that category. As if leaping into and out of burning buildings wasn’t enough, at the start of every January the members of the Tokyo Fire Department cheat death in […]

Outdoor Pools Around Tokyo

July 23, 2016 by Mark Guthrie

As you are probably by now only too well aware, summer certainly swelters here in Japan. This of course brings a multitude of problems, such as how to deal with with hot and sticky public transport, which isotonic sports drink to chug to replace lost minerals due to continuous sweating, and how you can drag yourself away […]

Escape the Heat of Tokyo at the Aquarium!

July 17, 2013 by Ray Proper

Summer in Tokyo is hot, humid, and generally uncomfortable.  Walking outside for any length of time in the summer’s heat in Tokyo will leave you “glistening” and tired.  The average temperature in August is a high of 27°C / 80.6°F with a low of 25°C / 77°F, but just the other day it was in […]

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