Tag Archives: Japan

Happy Mother’s Day (from around the world)!

A Saturday night potluck dinner among friends morphed in a celebration of our mothers. Irrespective of what language we may speak, or where we may come from, one thing is absolute- in a world filled with borders, our love for … Continue reading

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Eternally (Cool) Japan

A stack of unopened textbooks sit besides me, willing me to open them. They go unnoticed as I play with the teabag dangling from my rapidly cooling cup of green tea mixed with Australian honey, and dash of freshly squeezed lemon at … Continue reading

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2013- A Photo Blog

We are not definitions of our past. However, it is undeniable that it is our past that often that lays the foundation for our present, and inadvertently carves what will later be defined as our future. 2013 was a transitional … Continue reading

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7 Unique Budget Accommodations in Kyoto, Japan

I love Kyoto. It remains the most romantic place I have ever visited. Moonlit dinners in the narrow alleys of Ponto-chō, secret kisses along the Kamo River and leisurely strolls in Gion’s geisha district make Japan’s former capital the perfect … Continue reading

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Show and Tell

This is a simple story. A love story of a young boy who loves a man. Yesterday, a bruised November 12th sky bled, showering the tiny sea town of Namerikawa, Japan with its cold, seemingly continuous tears. Shivering, I  tucked my hands … Continue reading

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Four Years Later

My first night in Japan, I stepped out of the grandiose Keio Plaza, walked the streets of Shinjuku, devouring everything around me with child-like innocence. And then I saw it!…a devastatingly beautiful Japanese woman, with an unpretentious air of sophistication … Continue reading

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Under the Cherry Blossom Trees

Nothing beats the pink perfection of a Japanese spring.  Blue skies rain pink petals that gently float to the fragile floor. Happiness consumes you, romance perfumes the sweet air, echoes of laughter quietly hum along. Under the cherry blossom trees, … Continue reading

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