My Mitsubishi Minica – The Japanese Kei car

Here are my new wheels… oh yeah… This is a company car, my commute to each of my two schools is 15km and 20km. The Mitsubish Minica has saved me from an extremely lengthly journey of multiple bus and train rides. This is a 7th generation Mitsubish Minica. Under the hood is a 657 cc three cylinder overhead cam unit. It is very good on fuel and super easy to park. The Kei car in Japan is very popular and I mostly see...

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My new 1LDK apartment in Toyota City, Japan

So after training in Nagoya, I finally settled into my apartment in Toyota City. Here is a walk-through video of my empty place… 1LDK means 1 bed, a living room and a kitchen and dining room. It really is not that small, and in comparison to Australia, it is actually quite cheap to rent. My place is about 15 minutes (walk then train) to the Toyota CBD (downtown...

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Japan round 2

With a departure from Sydney, 1 hour stopover in Singapore and lugging a 30kg + suitcase, so begins round 2 of my Japan adventure… This time it is Toyota city for me. Toyota city is about 30-40 minutes from Nagoya in Aichi prefecture. It is about 250 kms from Tokyo. I’ve been considering where to post various things, as I also have a Japan Travel Blog, which is japantravelmate.com. Here is my general rule about where...

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Japan blog and Japan travel website

Here is a new hobby site of mine… a Japan Blog and Japan Travel Guide called Japan Travel Mate. Currently there is only about 10% the content live on the site. I have lots of articles to write from my holiday last year. Also, this year I am moving to Japan and will keep a regular blog of anything interesting particular to Japan. So take a look at my Japan Blog and Japan Travel Guide – Japan Travel...

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Good feelings about Japan

こんにちは, みなさん! しゃしん を みって ください。 Here is some Japrish (my version of Engrish): おもしろい でずね。

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