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Otori Jinja - The Birthplace of Torinoichi

November is getting closer and with it the annual torinoichi markets. You might have seen the often very colorful and excessively large kumade (熊手) at shops, homes and offices around Tokyo. 508 more words


New 'Shrine Cafe' in Tokyo offers fortune-telling and counseling services with your tea

Hey everyone, how has 2014 treated you? Did you finally get that dream job you wanted? Or maybe you moved, or found a significant other? 848 more words


Kayak the Nile offering a new 'Source of the Nile' tour

By Sam from Kayak the Nile about their new Source of the Nile tours.

When most travellers plan activities for their Ugandan holidays there are some regular candidates: the gorillas in Bwindi, the stunning scenery and big game in Queen Elizabeth or Murchison Falls National Parks, and finally, the river Nile. 893 more words



Firstly, let me say that I am so grateful to everyone who has reached out and asked questions. I know this Ebola deal is scary thing, and it means so much that you all are concerned. 440 more words


Why Africa?

Why Africa?  So many people have asked me that question, and to be honest, I’m not sure.  Doesn’t everyone have a fascination about places around that world that they’ve never visited?   266 more words


The wild side of Uganda...

I have discovered I am a bit of an adrenaline junkie. I came to this realization while white water rafting on the Nile River, one of the world’s premiere rafting locations and home to the Nile Special (an awesome enough rapid that one of Uganda’s best beers was named after it). 968 more words



Wow oh wow oh wow. It’s already been two months since my last post. Two months that have FLOWN by, yet been filled to the brim with events, celebrations, activities, scares, and lessons learned. 1,679 more words