Happy Birthday

Being still a little jet lagged and not paying much attention to the date, I neglected to note that yesterday - April 8th, was the historical Buddha's birthday. That was, until we encountered the masses of people at Senso-ji temple, close to the Amuse Museum, our destination. My favorite part of this temple complex was [...]

2018-04-08T18:00:30+00:00 April 8th, 2018|Japan Travel|Comments Off on Happy Birthday

The quirk of it

It's comforting to know that some things never change; in this case, the quirky side of Japan that can keep you constantly entertained (even when you're distracted by a lost wallet). If someone can tell me what "Minute Men/ Meat Puppets/Descendents/Angst" refers to, I'm open to suggestions Headlines in yesterday's local paper, translated to English [...]

2018-04-07T04:59:02+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Japan Travel|Comments Off on The quirk of it

Jet Lag and Trust

We arrived in Tokyo just fine but Richard's wallet didn't; he lost it somewhere between the airport and Shibuya. A sorry landing but our first time ever traveling to have this happen. I figured we had a 70/30 chance of getting it back, this being Japan, and this being Tokyo, where the number of foreigners, [...]

2018-04-07T04:25:10+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Japan Travel|Comments Off on Jet Lag and Trust

Japan Travel

For many reasons - friends, art, textiles, visiting old and new friends, flea markets, and cherry blossoms, we are heading back to the land of beauty and strange juxtapositions. If you want to follow along, you can subscribe for email updates.  

2018-04-02T08:57:44+00:00 April 1st, 2018|Japan Travel|Comments Off on Japan Travel