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!"
While chasing automobiles was not a high priority on my Kansai vacation, there was one particular shop i really wanted to drop by. A shop that for one reason or another, i’ve never visited. Since this was my fourth trip to Kyoto (and with no idea how long it will be until my next), i […]Read more "Kansai Auto-Otaku: Visiting Carland86!"
Every month (usually), Tsutaya bookstore’s flagship at Daikanyama T-Site holds a Cars & Coffee style meet called the Morning Cruise. Every month (usually), i will feverishly be checking their facebook page for the latest photos and updates from the meet. Needless to say, one chance encounter attending this meet up back in 2015 left a […]Read more "Tokyo Auto-Otaku & Friends! Daikanyama T-Site Morning Cruise Jan 2018"