Zushi Beach Candle is a community event held annually at Zushi Beach in Japan. Community members come together, arrange and light candles to create a calm and serene atmosphere to enjoy throughout the night.Read More Zushi Beach Candle 2019: Seaside Illumination
I have a confession to make, Tokyo Comic Con is the only comic book convention I’ve ever attended. I’ve heard about the chaos at fan conventions back in America, I’m sure they’re lovely. My perspective and experiences are narrower. Tokyo Comic Con is small, intimate, and of course, fun. It retains all the trimming of a convention with Japanese charm added to the mix. This year we had a star-studded cast of celebrity guests at this year’s show; Orlando Bloom, Jude Law, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Rupert Grint, Zachary Levi and Ian Somerhalder. The boldest line-up since the inaugural show four years ago.Read More Tokyo Comic Con 2019: Geek Culture from Japan
I’m always proud of my daughter’s ability to speak Japanese. A skill attained from taking advantage of our life living overseas.Read More Sending My Kid to Japanese School
Halloween in Japan is a week-long event. This year differs from past festivals due to the rugby championships being hosted in the country and new regulations against drinking in public. Still, this year’s Japanese Halloween was amazing. Blink and you might miss the special appearance by Akasan from Comics Plus. Check it out!Read More Halloween in Japan: My 2019 Review
The Spartan Race is a popular obstacle course racing brand that’s increasing in its popularity in Japan. I want to share my experiences tackling the races, here in Japan, with you.Read More Enduring the Spartan Race in Japan
Have you ever found yourself stumbling into a job and being pleasantly surprised? By no means is this a career shift, but definitely an experience for the history books.Read More My First Modeling Job in Japan
2019 is officially the year of old friends and heartfelt reunions.
It’s hard to believe this lovely lady in ten years.
My reflection on a trip to Nara, Japan. An amazing part of Japan where wild deer walk about freely.Read More Nara: The Open Air Deer Park
Earlier this month, my daughter and I attended another festival in Yokosuka. I’ve previously wrote about Yokosuka and it’s ties to Shenmue in an earlier blog where I alluded to the Icha Icha Festival taking place on Dobuita Street. This time it was held at a park across from Yokosuka City Hall. The Icha Icha […]Read More An Okinawan Festival in Yokosuka
Tokyo was named the safest city in the world for the 3rd year in a row. But I can’t help my skepticism.Read More Tokyo, The Safest City in the World… Sort of.