Two decades of Japan

At the turn of the millennium, I left behind family and friends for the first time in my life and headed East to Japan.  To say that it was a big decision is a monumental understatement:  it was wholly transformative.  The other day it hit me that this year is the 20th “anniversary” of the … More Two decades of Japan

Kyoto 京都

Every time I return to Japan I head to Kyoto. I question some of the things that have been done to the city but it’s still a great place to go if you’re in need of a real dose of history. 毎年、日本に戻ります。その時に京都に行きます。歴史好きだたら、良い所ですよ。 I am a huge fan of visiting the Buddhist temples (and there are … More Kyoto 京都