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Frog Representing  
   

Frog Representing

"Kaero" means frog in Japanese and "come back" or "return to." Thus one asks the frog to return to you: good health, your youth, safe arrival home when traveling, and money that you gamble.
Say No to SARS!

April 15th 2007
It was day two in Japan and we were officially out of clean clothing. Gene, sans boxer shorts, struggled to keep up his stretched, worn-out jeans. Our first priority of the morning was to locate a Laundromat, which would not prove easy in the high class shopping district of Ginza. However, with directions from the concierge and a map in tow, we taxied out of Ginza in search of a self-service la ... read more
Asia » Japan » Tokyo

Japanese Flag 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... ... read more
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