Searching for sailors in Yokosuka: Real life Shenmue locations

Back when I was a young fella, and still had hopes and dreams that hadn’t been beaten into submission, I spent my days wandering the streets of Yokosuka, Japan. I got into fights, rode motorbikes, chased crooked travel agents, and collected toys from capsule machines with my much younger friend Tatsuya Yamamoto. They were dark … Continue reading Searching for sailors in Yokosuka: Real life Shenmue locations

The King of Kowloon

When I stepped out into the streets of Hong Kong I expected to see Oriental dudes doing flying kicks and those big, ceremonial dragons dancing down every laneway, but there was none of that. It turns out that's just a cliche and the Chinese don't really... oh wait, that's exactly what I saw as I … Continue reading The King of Kowloon