Tokyo! February 23rd 2016 So for those keeping score I'm in Japan. Last week my friend Craig and I flew to Tokyo to meet another friend Conner and his bud Matt. This is the first part of our Japan, China, and North Korea trip.
Anyways, it's been 5 days in Japan now and it's very different than I had expected. Japan just doesn't feel like Asia at all. Having been to SE Asia Japan just seems soft. It's no different than a ... read more
Asia » Japan » Tokyo » Shibuya 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