Hello! I am a junior at the University of Texas at Austin, but this year I am doing a study abroad in Tokyo, Japan! I am keeping a travel blog to keep people updated on activities, but I will also add in many fun facts, cultural facts, etc. in to let people learn more about Japan!... full info
In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol...more info
Back of the YukataJust want to note....I did not put this on by myself. My friend that I is in the other picture had to do it for me. Tying the belt and bow is a wee bit complicated, but she said after doing it a couple times, its a bit easier to remember!