When the beating taiko drums keep you from going home

Taiko Drums please! I am terribly musically challenged as I explained in this post, but I still love music and the hubby and I share…

A Walk in Ueno Park

  While visiting Senso-ji Temple in Asakusa, I looked at the map and realized Ueno Park was extremely close by so I decided to check…

Senso-ji and temple etiquette

If you have ever seen pictures of Japan, chances are one of them was of Senso-ji Temple in Asakusa. One of the most visited temples…

Tuna Auction and Sushi at Tsukiji Market

  I love visiting markets of any type when I travel. It allows me to interact with people, eat small portions of local food and…

The journeys in our travels and the voices in my …

That is the thought that popped into my head the very first day in Japan and consumed me during the five weeks of my travels…

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