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Hunting for the Higonokami in Kyoto
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Hunting for the Higonokami in Kyoto

This week, I recount the hunt for the iconic higonokami pocket knife on the streets of Kyoto. Souvenirs come in all shapes and sizes. A little while ago I wrote about some cheap and unique souvenir suggestions for your trips. Well, I also have a rather unique souvenir collection – […]

The Cheapest Sushi you will ever eat
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The Cheapest Sushi you will ever eat

Sushi at under Rs. 100 a plate? And that too with an amazing choice? Sounds too good to be true? Join me and venture into the crazy world of “conveyor belt” sushi in Tokyo. Ever since I tasted sushi in Manila, I’ve been a big fan of it. From my […]

6 Ideas for Great Travel Keepsakes
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6 Ideas for Great Travel Keepsakes

We give you six great ideas for travel keepsakes that are cheap, meaningful and won’t take over all the storage in your homes. Do you wish that you could get back that lovely curio you saw on the streets of Istanbul, but worry that your home would soon fill up […]

Of Fishes and Fish Markets …
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Of Fishes and Fish Markets …

The market was practically empty by the time I reached there. The shutters were downing and the shop owners tallying up the morning’s sale.  It was my second day in Tokyo and the jet lag was finally getting to me. I had originally planned to wake up at about 07:00 […]

2015 – What a Year !!!
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2015 – What a Year !!!

As 2015 draws to a close, and 2016 dawns over the horizon, it’s time to take a stock of the year gone by. 2015 has been a fabulous year for me and I thought I’d reminisce on the year gone by and the way ahead Travel This year had a […]