It’s not always about the pumpkins and the Grim Reaper.In Japan,Halloween has a distinctly different flavour. Off The Beat: Getting spooked in Shibuya, Japan The Japanese take their Halloween seriously – no, dead seriously! The world’s biggest Halloween celebration isn’t in the United States but in Tokyo, where the world converges in Shibuya for the […]
Unlike regular durian, the kura kura durian hangs just about ground level from its tree when it fruits. It’s presumed that the fruit’s low-lying position gives credence to its name – even a tortoise can reach it.
The idea of diving into a lake to swim with thousands of jellyfishes (of the harmless variety) had never crossed my mind. It was never even on my bucket list, in fact……
This season is simply the best in recent times. A combination of hot weather and regular rainfall resulted in this long durian season and the fruit’s oversupply.