Atomic Bomb 60th Annivesary. August 6th 2005 August 6, 1945 the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima City. Right before I left for Japan there was a cover article in TIME magazine on the upcoming 60th anniversary the following week. I feel very fortunate that I got to be there for the event and witness it first hand. In the morning there was a serious ceremony where the government got up and spoke and there were survivors from the a-bo ... 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