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Osaka 2016

I went to Osaka, Japan last December 2016 with my mom and sister.


Links - February 20, 2017

I am continuing to go light on the latest about Donald Trump’s relationship to Russia, in the service of finishing up a major post on the subject. 235 more words


Back in Time at Nikko Edo Wonderland

We travelled back in time to the Edo period of pre-modern Japan. What’s the secret?

Easy. Take a two hour train from Tokyo up north to Nikko, get on a bus, and pay ¥4000 to get inside. 396 more words


Where the Fresh Hell is Jamie? Osaka Poppin'

Coming to you a little later than planned, but here nonetheless!

Last time you checked in with me, I was in the snowy, sleepy town of Sapporo. 420 more words


Toyama Park, where skeletal remains of over 100 people are said to have been found【Haunted Tokyo】

We pay a midnight visit to this central Tokyo hill where rumor holds a ghost sobs in the dead of night. 807 more words


Surprising Japanese Smoking Areas

If you enjoy a cheeky puff, Tokyo really is the place, with currently very few restrictions on where you can smoke. This could all change, however, since the Japanese government are apparently under pressure to make restaurants and bars smoke-free, ready for the 2020 Olympics. 463 more words

Travel Musings

Feeling small...

I’ve been trying to watch HBO’s “Big Little Lies” for the past hour or so.  I am really interested in seeing what they did with it because I recently finished the book.  944 more words