Celebrating the holidays in Japan feels familiar but is delightfully different…
It’s been a crazy/busy/too-hot-to-think summer and I’m feeling like a flustered mess.Read more "Hot child in the city: Japanese summer"
Cherry blossoms have been gone from my corner of Japan for nearly a month now, but wisteria will mend your broken heart.Read more "Japanese wisteria hysteria"
The Kanamara Festival held south of Tokyo in Kawasaki, focuses around a hot pink phallus made of iron said to have saved many a woman from STDs and vaginal “demons.”Read more "Another year, another penis festival in Japan"
They’re late this year, but Sakura are slowly beginning to blossom in Tokyo!Read more "Tokyo cherry blossom season 2016"
Cooking lesson in Tokyo offers glimpse to locals’ daily life and oishii food stuffs.Read more "Cooking Japanese: tempura"
At the encouragement of my colleagues, I signed up for the annual company trip to ascend to the Fuji summit. I didn’t expect it to be so..Read more "Never forget: 24 hours on Mount Fuji"