Tag Archives: Toyama

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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Leaving on a JET plane (JET飛行機で旅立つ)

There are many appropriate ironies in me listening to John Denver’s “Leaving on a Jet Plane“. In less than six short months I will reluctantly be saying a sad farewell to Toyama, my home for more than four years. On … Continue reading

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2012- A Photo Blog

What I love most about the new year is all the possibilities it brings. It seems like a new beginning, a time of rebirth, a needed re-invigoration,  a renaissance of the self. With each step forward we make into the future, pivotal moments … 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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10 Must Do Things in Toyama, Japan

Peering out of the window of the Kurobe Gorge Railway with my face pressed on the foggy window on a rainy September day, I couldn’t help but think, “Toyama is truly beautiful.” When people think of Japan, images of the … Continue reading

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Introducing Tonami

The Lonely Planet is considered to be the bible among many travellers. Its recommendations are gospel and its advice are unquestionable testaments.  However, even the most celebrated books can have their flaws. Upon receiving The Lonely Planet Japan from my friend … Continue reading

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