August 20, 2017
Awa Odori

Awa Odori 2017

Awa Odori Ok my friends, it is time I tell you about Awa Odori. It is perhaps the most fun thing I have experienced in all […]
August 20, 2017
Izumo no Okuni

Izumo no Okuni

The statue of Izumo no Okuni, the founder of kabuki sits atop the riverbank of the Kamogawa River in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto – Kawabatacho. We passed by […]
August 19, 2017
Redhorse Osaka Wheel

Redhorse Osaka Wheel

Redhorse Osaka Wheel is the largest Ferris wheel in Japan. It is over 120 meters high, about 400ft! The cars have transparent floors and the panoramic […]
August 18, 2017
Adult Toy Vending Machine

Mystery Adult Toy Vending Machine in Osaka

This Mystery Adult Toy Vending Machine in Oskaka intrigued me. What could possibly be the mystery prize? There are vending machines everywhere in Japan, and I […]
August 18, 2017
Kyoto Station Graphical Illumination

Kyoto Station Graphical Illumination

Kyoto Station Graphical Illumination happens every evening just before sunset until 10pm. The event happens at the grand staircase at the top of the station. There […]
August 13, 2017
peace

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum I felt like I needed to expedite this post about my visit to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum in 2016 because of […]
August 13, 2017
Gion Niti Awayuki

Gion Niti Awayuki – Japanese Shaved Ice

Gion Niti Awayuki Wow, my friends. We were very fortunate to be able to try Gion Niti Awayuki shaved ice. This place typically needs a reservation […]
August 13, 2017
U-oke Edo Style Unagi

U-oke: Edo Style Unagi takes a lifetime to master

U-oke Edo Style Unagi…..mmmmmmmm…… U-oke Edo Style Unagi is a Michelin star restaurant proudly serving “U-oke” which is a dish with grilled eel fillets arranged like […]
August 12, 2017
Yayoi Kusama

My Soul Forever – Yayoi Kusama exhibit in Gion-Kyoto

My Soul Forever Yayoi Kusama We were lucky to catch Yayoi Kusama’s “My Soul Forever” exhibit at the Forever Museum of Contemporary Art in Gion-Kyoto. They […]