Oh Sakura, Sakura! April 8th 2007 Japan in the springtime is like stepping into Heaven. All over Japan cherry blossoms (sakura) are on display. As you wander the streets sakura petals fall from above. The bitter cold from winter has abated and people take to the streets and parks to meet with friends and admire the blossoms. The Japanese take full advantage of this magical time of year. Businesses, families, and friends participat ... read more
Asia » Japan » Hiroshima 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
Hello everyone and welcome to my travel blog! Travel is my passion in life and I try to do it as much as I possibly can. I was once asked why I enjoy traveling. I quickly replied traveling is where your dreams are made, where dreams become reality, and where one explores and witnesses what life is all about. This blog started as a way to record my travels while teaching in Japan, and well, I kinda started liking to do it so will continue along my travels.
Read on to see what adventures have unfolded thus far mainly in Asia, from amazing and interesting foods, friends, couchsurfing, lo... full info