Geishas Under Attack! Well this is a troubling story: classic Geishas, Japanese women who perform ancient traditions of art, dance and singing, and are distinctively characterized by their wearing of kimono and oshiroi makeup, are under attack. These legendary Geishas… Read More ›
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Truer Words Have Never Been Spoken! Ah internet, you continue to inspire me – this “What The Friday?!?” has a REAL thing, and you’ll never look at ramen noodles the same way again! Ramen Noodle Baths! For those who have… Read More ›
“Tokyo Vice”! A Gritty “Weekly Wednesday Bookmobile” Trip To Japan’s Underworld! My Tokyo Police Encounter!
Welcome To Tokyo’s Underworld Thanks To The “Weekly Wednesday Bookmobile”! As you know, I love Tokyo – so a penetrating book about Japan’s underworld was a must read for me – and this week’s “Weekly Wednesday Bookmobile” has just the… Read More ›
Time To Head To Siberia – The Bookmobile Boards The Legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad! As we all know, there’s been ALL THIS TALK ABOUT RUSSIA. Yet, even with all that chatter, we discuss it as a thing, not as a country… Read More ›
Three Travel Books That Inspire “Wanderlust!” Planes! Trains And Automobiles To The Far Corners Of The World!
Three Travel Books That Gave Me Wanderlust! I love books. I love to read. I love to travel. I am about to take a plane, a boat, a train and who knows what else…with that setup, I also know there… Read More ›
Check Out This Amazing “Sky Dancer!” My Facebook friend Deb shared this, and I was amazed by how beautiful and artistic it was. I had not heard of “Wind Games” or “Sky Dancing”, but it’s incredible. Here is how wikipedia… Read More ›
Adventures In Russia – “Midnight In Siberia” By Train! A Terrific Memoir! How Russian Culture Feels About The US!
Time To Head To Siberia – by The Legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad! I love travel books, especially when they delve into the real lives of the people who live in the country being visited. In this case, a terrific book hears… Read More ›
Donald Trump Synchronized Protest Music Video! Incredible Japanese Group World Order’s Latest Video – From Synchronized Seattle!
World Order Synchronizes Seattle! The incredible Japanese group World Order, led by Genki Sudo, is back with an incredible music video that takes a shot at President Donald Trump! Using some of Seattle’s most iconic locations, the talented group took… Read More ›
“Ninja Warrior!” Behind The Scenes From Tokyo’s Original Course! Olivia Munn! Alison Haislip! Kevin Pereira! Sara Underwood!
Welcome To The “Original” Ninja Warrior Course In Japan! It’s the world’s most difficult obstacle course – a test of strength, agility and endurance – a course so hard that in the first 23 competitions, only 3 Athletes had ever… Read More ›
Time To Bite Down On This! You are looking at one of the most unique and delicious snack items – from Japan of course – thanks to LA’s Fujiya market! On LA’s west side, in a neighborhood known as “Little… Read More ›