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Sakura is a classic Japanese icon, and I’m sure it needs no introduction. The one thing that I didn’t know about sakura before I came to Japan is that it’s flowering period is distinctly brief, and full bloom status is sometimes only held on to for a matter of days in the case of severe weather. 117 more words


Ueno Park and Zoo

Another sunny day, another stroll through the lush parks of metro Tokyo. This time, we made a beeline to Ueno Park which is rather spacious and home to a few attractions like swan shaped pedal boats and major museums. 222 more words


Update o.o

Well its been way too long since I updated this. Good bits happened the past 2 months, I ended up getting a boyfriend who I’ve been with since the end of January, I went home on leave for a little over a week in February. 69 more words

Navy Life

Frog and Toad are friends

Danielle:  Last week, I was exploring Ueno Park when I found the International Library of Children’s Literature. Ueno Park is home to many of Tokyo’s biggest and best museums, and it was wonderful to find one dedicated to children’s books. 135 more words

Ueno Photos

Just a few photos I took in Ueno when passing through a couple of months ago. The weather in Tokyo recently has been quite bad, so posting these winter photos is not a crazy as it seems. 21 more words


When the cherry blossoms bloom

When I was thinking about Japan, long time before my first visit, I had cherry blossoms in front of my eyes. I read a lot about  702 more words