Spring vacation - Sumo, sushi and capsules! May 21st 2013 Spring Break and Beyond!
Since I last wrote, I was lucky enough to have 3 of my friends from back home come to visit. We decided that the spring vacation (Spring break Woooo!) was the best time to visit, as the winter snow would be mostly melted, and summer’s vicious heat is far off.
The first day we all met up, was St. Patrick’s Day in Tokyo. My good friend Kevin had literally just ar ... read more
Asia » Japan » Fukui 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