Solo travel isn't as lonely or as daunting as it may seem. It helped me transform from someone who vicariously experiences adventures through fiction to someone actually living them out.
From broiled eel to maple leaf sweet buns, Hiroshima will fill your tummy with sweet and savory treats!
When Tokugawa Ieyasu died, Kunōzan Tōshōgū in Shizuoka Prefecture was built to enshrine his remains. They were lated moved to Nikko, but it is said that a part still remains in its original resting place. To this day, Kunōzan Tōshōgū remains a spectacular feat—an ornate shrine fit for a fearsome ruler.
One of the most exciting ways to explore Japan is by rail. On the first installment of Railway Diaries, we ride Isumi Railway's Moomin Train. Join me on a one-day trip to see Chiba's gorgeous green fields and historic towns. https://youtu.be/VG6CAwYa6cw More info to follow on a separate post.
https://youtu.be/2UdDaIBmZuU Basic Info Tsukuba Wanwan Land Location: 〒300-4353 Ibaraki Prefecture, Tsukuba, Numata 5-7-9 (https://goo.gl/maps/WguvrbDV77n) Hours: 10 AM to 5 PM Official Website (English, limited) Admission: Adult (ages 13 and up) - JPY 1500 Child (ages 3 to 12) - JPY 700 Senior (65 and above) - JPY 750 Infant (ages 0-2) - free Access: By Bus: From... Continue Reading →
Yakimochi - literally grilled rice cake. Why is this word used to refer to jealousy? This video explains a bit of the word's etymology as well as how it is used. https://youtu.be/-3rtO5zLr8M Credits: Summer Desserts Set by Freepik http://www.freepik.com/free-photos-vectors/summe 土曜ショッピング by かづら http://dova-s.jp/bgm/play4360.html Jay Jay by Kevin McLeod In the Past by Twin Musicom is... Continue Reading →
Tokyo Past 3's YouTube channel is back, and it opens its 2017 run with a short piece on mortality and cherry blossoms, recited over shots of spring in the Kanto region.
In the Philippines, the culture of nitpicking is so prevalent that people feel entitled to comment on another person's physical attributes all the time, most especially during the holiday season. I think we need to re-examine our attitude toward this. We all deserve to be happy, regardless of our physical make-up.