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Murin-an: a glimpse of fin de siècle Kyoto

Kyoto was the imperial capital of Japan for over a thousand years (although there are locals who say Kyoto is still the capital and the emperor is just on a business trip to Tokyo).  784 more words


Sunday brunch at a Sumo stable

My friend, Tajima-san, is a big sumo fan.  So much so that he is an active supporter of the Arashio sumo-beya (a/k/a stable).  And he kindly offered to take us along to a “ 575 more words


Cinema Trip

I absolutely love watching films. The only genre I refuse to sit and watch is horror. When I first saw the trailer for the new Power Rangers movie I knew I had to watch it. 118 more words

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Hive Five, Team Wild

“Let’s go, Team Wild!” With these simple words uttered by my husband, we, the three musketeers of a New York family, joined 5,200+ other New Yorkers early Saturday morning at the Bronx Zoo, in successfully completing a 5K-run to raise money for the endangered wildlife. 536 more words

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Manchester Science Museum

My visit to Manchester Science Museum was completely spontaneous. I was in the area, it was free entry and I had an afternoon to spare….so why not. 167 more words

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Open Eye Gallery

A visit to the Open Eye Gallery in Liverpool to view the exhibition “North: Identity, Photography, Fashion.

We were lucky enough to have the gallery to ourselves on this visit and were shown around by the curator of the exhibition, Thomas Dukes. 330 more words

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Authentic Indian Food Can Be Found at Chat Patti

Located in Patel Plaza, an Indian shopping plaza ten minutes away from Emory by car, Chat Patti is a vegetarian Indian restaurant that specializes in North Indian, South Indian, and Gujarati food. 519 more words

Chat Patti