Look how nice this box is: this is a lunch box (bento box) that I bought at the shinkansen train station. It is wooden and it tasted delicious. I bought tonkatsu, accompanied by a big Asahi. It wasn't the best idea in the world to start drinking so early in the morning, but I soon got used to it...
The Japan experience April 2nd 2010 Friday, April 2nd 2010
Today is the day I have been waiting forever: I finally go to Japan!
I am at the San Francisco airport right now. It's 11.30am, my flight is going to be at 1.05pm.
I really did not plan this vacation as much as I wanted and omitted many details. Only yesterday I went to Bank of America to change some dollars in Japanese Yen (I have 89,000 yen in my pocket, wh ... read more
Asia » Japan 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