visa free countries

Falling in love with visa free countries

2016 is coming to a close and one firm decision I took this year was to explore visa free countries that have reciprocity with Jamaica – Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Singapore – and allow visa free access for tourism purposes. I have set myself free from being in love with things in countries that do…

Greatest treasures in Japan: My students

There I was wandering in Ikebukuro trying to find this restaurant that ‘the second mom’ of the group had sent me. She has the special skill of getting us together, reserving places for our hang outs and keeping the link strong. She really sparkles and is a good sport. I met this particular group of…

Why is Kale so Elusive Japan?

Aojiru¬†is sold everywhere here. A key ingredient in it is kale but finding fresh kale even here in Tokyo is quite the task. Why is this a problem you ask? Well, when you are borderline anaemic and your body functions better when you take in fresh kale then you see the issue. Spinach is everywhere…

No Visa For You!

You are now ready to take your sojourn to a new place that has been calling out to you on your list. Since you have been researching about this destination for a good little while, you know you need a visa. That magical document that will allow you a single entry or even access for…

Sri Lanka is dear to my heart

One day I visited a church here in Tokyo I had wanted to visit for years and years and years. I met a most wonderful, ‘sunshiny’ and dear girl from the splendid isle of Sri Lanka. We became friends of course and when she decided to head back home and extended an invitation, I went…