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  • Japan Travel

    A Trip to Naoshima, Japan’s Art Island

    Back in 2012, I went to London’s Tate Modern and discovered the works of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama.  I immediately became a huge fan of her funky style.  Her pieces are iconic and distinct…

    June 7, 2016
  • Japan Travel

    20 Highlights for 20 Days

    I landed in Japan exactly 20 days ago.  Since arriving, I have been running around in Tokyo, Kyoto, Fukuoka, Hiroshima, Miyajima and Amagi.  I have spent time with family, friends, two cats, two dogs and one squirrel.  Rest…

    April 3, 2016
  • Japan Travel

    Cherry Blossoms in Fukuoka

    In Japanese, hana is the word for flower.  Hanami means cherry blossom viewing.  Sakura is the name for Japanese cherry blossoms. Sakura is not just a pretty sight and harbinger of spring, it’s a sign…

    April 1, 2016