KonnichiWHAT? May 3rd 2010 And so, after Cambodia comes Japan. Well, its been 3 weeks only after my Cambodia trip, so this is probably my shortest travel hiatus yet. *sweatdrop* But anyway, this trip is going to be different, because this time, I'm traveling with my whole family, finally! Ugh, when was the last time we all traveled together anyway; like... 3-5 years ago, maybe?
At first, I really couldn't decide whether we ... read more
Asia » Japan » Osaka » Osaka 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