Toyota Century… a very japanese vision of high end limousines. Looking deliciously old school this version should be the second generation, produced between 1997 and 2016. In my eyes, this car sums up quite well many aspects of the Japanese approach of modern life, mixing a traditional aesthetic with specifically tailored local luxury standards (cloth […]

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When spring comes many areas in Tokyo are worth visiting. Most of them, really nice, are packed with people… making it rather painful if your goal is to enjoy a piece of natural beauty. Many more confidential, less-known areas become way more interesting. The absolute best of them in my opinion being the Shakuji river, […]

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This winter has been cold, and the lack of isolation in japanese houses makes it even more painful every year. Thus, when the first warm days of spring arrive, one suddenly feels nice, releived. With my daughters, we love spending such cool days by the seaside, enjoying the sun, the view, playing on the beach… […]

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Most European cities are based on “horizontality”. In places like Paris for instance, building anything above 6 storeys is really hard and requires a lot of paperwork. This is made to preserve the global harmony of the city. Thus, to locate shops and businesses you do not have to raise your eyes very high: everything […]

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Japan loves baseball, and built many stadiums around the country to host a very popular championship. In Tokyo the Tokyo dome was built for this purpose. Right in the city center. Going there is always a unique experience, even if you’re not a big fan of baseball. Atmosphere, supporters songs and cheers, beer-girls patrolling the […]

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