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Mt. Sengamine - The Golden Triptych 1

At the beginning of May every year, a cluster of holidays provide workers a brief respite known as  Golden Week. As such, scores of hikers head to the mountains to enjoy the usually pleasant weather every year. 494 more words


Lolita: International Lolita Day Summer 2015 - Kobe Cruise

Back on June 7th we celebrated summer International Lolita Day in Kobe, Japan. 314 more words

Lolita Fashion

Point of No Return: Or, that moment when you stop comparing this to what life was like before and just start living

Well well! I didn’t think it was this kind of emotional rollercoaster ride!

“What’d you expect, that’s culture shock for ya! What, no one told you?” 2,247 more words

Himeji 2015.

What is worse than being trapped in Japan with a typhoon?
Trapped during a public holiday weekend.

On our way from Kobe to Himeji, our train was delayed. 404 more words


Kansai Glass Factory & Wholesaler

Japan is famous for many things – glass production isn’t one of them. The more I was surprised to find an abandoned glass factory and wholesaler somewhere in the countryside. 634 more words



It’s been over two months since I have updated this blog.  You would think in that time, a lot has happened, places have been visited, etc.  335 more words

A Stitch of Life

I got to see A Stitch of Life on the flight home from San Francisco. I was delighted my United plane had personal TVs because I used to find such good foreign films that way. 216 more words