Tag Archives: Japan

Visiting Hakone

Let’s take a little arm chair trip to Japan. Hakone is a good day trip from Tokyo. I’ve just discovered these Life Where I’m From videos and love them. Check them out and subscribe on YouTube. Advertisements

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Magical Sushi

I don’t even like fish, but I found Simon and Martin’s enjoyment of this Iron Chef’s sushi restaurant so absorbing that I’m tempted to break my piggy bank and go here. I can’t remember having a meal that was that … Continue reading

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Simon & Martina

If you can’t get yourself to Asia to live the fabulous life of, say an English teacher, just check out one of the over 1000 videos Simon and Martina have made in which they share their discoveries of their old … Continue reading

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Hotel Nikko, Osaka

I arrived in Japan tonight! My vacation has begun. For my first night I decided to stay by the airport at the Hotel Nikko. The service was so efficient at check in (and through the customs process) that I was … Continue reading

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The Most Beautiful: Travel via Film

Akira Kurasawa’s second movie was a propaganda film for World War II called The Most Beautiful. He tells the story of a group of young women, teens most likely, who leave their hometowns to support the war effort by working … Continue reading

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Off You Go

Last Friday I went to a dinner for JET Programme participants departing for their first year in Japan. They’ll spend a year team teaching English as a foreign language in Japanese schools. Ahh, in so many ways I wish I … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Entrance

New to The Daily Post? Whether you’re a beginner or a professional, you’re invited to get involved in our Weekly Photo Challenge to help you meet your blogging goals and give you another way to take part in Post a Day / … Continue reading

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