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Golden Week

Golden Week is rapidly approaching and it seems that everyone is carefully preparing for the event.  I personally have prepared a trip to Kanazawa, a city in Ishikawa prefecture just off the coast of the Sea of Japan.  But prior to my trip I have a few days to kill which I’ll be spending my … Continue reading

Japanese Food

Let’s talk about something everyone can agree on.  Food is good.  In Japan it may seem that the only thing there is to eat is sushi and rice.  Contrary to popular belief, this is not necessarily true.  I am in love with sushi and although I would be happy to eat it on a regular … Continue reading

A Stroll Through Flower Park

The cherry blossoms have now bloomed all over Japan.  People are constantly having 花見 (flower viewing) parties.  During this time, I was invited to go to my home away from home, Hamamatsu (Shizuoka prefecture).  With the help of my girlfriends mother, I was able to experience some of the beauty that fills Japan.  We made … Continue reading

Inuyama Festival 犬山祭

The Inuyama festival took place shortly after the sun went down.  Around 7:00pm the floats began to make their way down the street and dispersed in different directions.  Each float was decorated differently and on the back were characters that labeled each float.  The path of each float was also different because they would each … Continue reading

Inuyama Castle 犬山城

This weekend I went to the fairly well known Inuyama Castle.  For those who are unfamiliar, Inuyama Castle is held as one of the oldest castles in all of Japan.  It has avoided being destroyed by fires, earthquakes, wars, and age.  As a result of its longer lifespan, it has become more famous and well-known … Continue reading

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April 2012