Trip Tips: Domestic Flights

When I first visited Japan, my trusty guidebook informed me that Japan was about the size of California. Having never lived in California at that point and not venturing much beyond the Tokyo region on that first trip, I never truly comprehended the scope of this country (or our own). Today, I can say I've... Continue Reading →

Manhole Monday: Okayama

Some cities just seem to have fun with their manhole covers. Okayama was one of them. Who wouldn't smile at this cute cartoonish tableau? The cover art in Okayama is actually based in an old folktale, one that is known throughout Japan. This tale revolves around Momotaro, a boy who was born from a giant... Continue Reading →

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