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3rd time lucky, Tokyo

I had the pleasure of taking a night bus from Osaka to Tokyo, and to be fair, it wasn’t too bad – if you are not claustrophobic. 497 more words


November 24, 2004 - Christmas Shopping in Asakusa

After crashing at Hello House last night, I went Christmas shopping in Asakusa with Lux and Zoe. Christmas shopping is pretty easy when living in Japan because basically everything is a unique Christmas present. 120 more words

Life In Japan

Torinoichi at Otorisama

This year’s second and last Torinoichi fell on a Saturday, and I figured the crowds at the original Torinoichi market temple would be immense but I was obviously not taking this seriously enough. 107 more words



Ran into these cuties at Asakusa Sensoji Temple last weekend celebrating Shichi Go San. Aren’t they adorable? I just love seeing the littles in their gorgeous outfits! 71 more words


Taro Inari Shrine - Iriya

During the Edo period after the end of the Civil Wars one of the ways that peace was kept was to have the ruling provincial lords to live close together in the capital where the Shogun could keep an eye on them. 292 more words