Kansai with Friends

Kansai is the middle area of Japan, containing the famous cities of Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto. Earlier this year I went to Kyoto (2x) and Nara with some old friends in order to hang out and also visit some shrines and temples. I mentioned hatsmoude 初詣earlier in a blog, which is where you go to… Continue reading Kansai with Friends

Why go to Japan? 日本に行くべき理由

There are many reasons I love Japan. It’s the main reason I live here after all. It isn’t a perfect country however and there are quite a few things that annoy me about being here as well. I want to focus on the good things though. As with life you shouldn’t ignore the problems, but… Continue reading Why go to Japan? 日本に行くべき理由