Oh Tokyo. How you keep fascinating me with your myriad of cars running around your city streets. Every time i go, i see something new, something exciting and something totally unexpected. This time was no different. When you are in a place where many have proclaimed has one of the most amazing car cultures in […]Read more "TOKYO AUTO-OTAKU 2018: DAIKANYAMA MORNING CRUISE PART 2: Tokyo Tokyo"
It’s been a long time but i’ve finally made it for another one of T-Site’s fantastic Cars and Coffee-esque morning meet ups! Dubbed, “Morning Cruise”. For one reason or another, i’ve never had much luck with these meets on my previous visits to Tokyo but this time, it’s happening! And on the day i was […]Read more "Tokyo Auto-Otaku 2018: Daikanyama Morning Cruise Part 1: May we meet?"
Having covered our Tokyo culinary capers in my last post, here are some of my gastronomical highlights from our short jaunt up to Kanazawa and Takayama. For those not yet in the know, Kanazawa is best known for seafood (and rice… but seafood’s definitely more exciting than rice), with neighbouring Takayama offering up some choice […]Read more "Kanazawa Food-Otaku: The Good Stuff"
Have i ever told you how much i love going to Tokyo? I LOVE GOING TOKYO! Besides the obvious reasons (cars, cars, cars…), another aspect of travelling to Tokyo is the absolutely crazy amount of food available. When even just hitting up a local Matsuya for a quick bowl of Gyudon (i go for one […]Read more "Tokyo Food-Otaku: Of old acquaintances and new found friends"
Once again we found ourselves back in Tokyo and once again, it’s not an automotive-centric trip. This time, we were (supposedly) here for vacation but since i’ve been visiting Japan on and off for the past couple of years, i played tour guide for our small group throughout most of the trip, and as it […]Read more "Tokyo Auto-Otaku 2018: Spring Spotting!"
Having covered both the Old and Young timers, it’s time to move on towards the cars of a more recent era. Today, we cover the modern classics as well as the latest Ultimate Driving Machines from Bavaria. There were quite a number of first generation Z4s around and while this car’s design was initially quite […]Read more "Bimmermeet 2: Modernist"
While there were plenty of Old-timers scattered across Bimmermeet 2’s event space, there’s no denying that this meet, belonged to the Youngtimers. So what exactly is a “Youngtimer” anyway? Generally speaking, there is no official definition for cars that come under this category, but as a rule of thumb, a Youngtimer is a car that’s […]Read more "Bimmermeet 2: The Youngtimers meet"