Family Fun: Shimonoseki Aquarium

Just a few weeks ago, I claimed that Kagoshima aquarium wasn't worth writing up in a post. Perhaps I'm becoming a bit jaded, but the more aquariums I visit in Japan, the less I find that they impress me. And yet, with not much else to entertain us in rainy, snowy Shimonoseki the other day,... Continue Reading →

Manhole Monday: Shimonoseki

The sleet and snow was coming down hard and fast on my trip to Shimonoseki the other week. It didn't make it terribly enjoyable to wander the city in such wet weather, but at least on our short walk, I caught a glimpse of this fantastic manhole cover: Yes, that's the famous - and feared... Continue Reading →

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