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One illustration

So this is a short story of an illustration for the children book, written by Przemek Wechterowicz.  The illustrated text is about a little girl in Japan, saying goodbye to the main hero – a shoe. 115 more words


Land of the Rising Sun

It’s amazing the things you can do when your brain has not accepted a 13-hour time difference.

Blogging, for one. Definitely didn’t plan on writing during vacation. 183 more words

Getting Naked in a Japanese Hot Spring. Twice.

The front entrance of the Oedo Onsen Monogatari

After our morning at Mount Fuji and afternoon at Owakudani sulphur pools and the Hakone ropeway (see my previous blog post if interested), we headed on to Hakone itself to try an onsen. 1,784 more words


Japanese Honeymoon: Part Three

After waking up in our beautiful hotel room, we ate breakfast and headed to The Hakone open-air museum. It’s an open air park with amazing sculptures and art. 51 more words


Japan: peeping inside a volcanic crater

The climb up the side of Mount Kami to Owakudani in a cable car is steep and green, beginning to turn shades of red in October as autumn approaches. 1,338 more words


konnichiwa-sayanara-arigato Japan

My family (Husband’s side) and I went to Japan (Kyoto, Hakone and Tokyo) for a vacation last month and it was a blast! We were awestruck  with the cleanliness, bidet style toilet bowls and the food. 82 more words

Japanese Honeymoon: Part Two

Hakone is such a beautiful and calm place. The hotel we stayed at in Hakone, Hyatt Regency Hakone Resort and Spa, is absolutely stunning. The traditional onset was a fabulous experience and everyone is so friendly! 108 more words