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Artist: Unknown

I’m not a fighter, but in my mind I’m fighting every day. ‘What’s new? What am I doing?’ I’m fighting myself. My soul is samurai. 11 more words


Sengoku period - Shogun Campaign

Geographical note

Japan is a mountainous, island nation. There are three main islands and hundreds of smaller ones. Honshu is by far the largest and most populous. 1,849 more words


Dallas, TX

Day 26:

After spending the morning in the Wichita Mountains in Oklahoma, I drove the rest of the way through the state and on to Dallas.  1,049 more words

S is for Samurai

ay Japan and the first thing that jumps into people’s minds is sushi, then sakura, and then sake. But Samurai have to come in at a close fourth. 157 more words

Family Fun: Samurai and Ninja Safari

I am admittedly not a fan of bus tours. I usually find them too impersonal and too tied into the mainstream itineraries. But when I saw an ad for a ninja and samurai themed bus tour in my favorite Tokyo neighborhood of Asakusa, I knew we had to give it a whirl on our trip up to the city earlier this month. 514 more words

Uncover Japan

Yabusame Festival - One of unique festivals in Japan

Yabusame originally a fighting technic of Samurai.

From Heian period, Japanese started using it as a special perfomance in shrines as the way to honour power or human, showing respectation to gods, and whishing a happy year. 46 more words