Tag Archive: museum

Snaps from the Cleveland Museum of Art

Over Memorial Day weekend, I had the chance to visit Cleveland for the first time for the wedding of one of my good friends from graduate school. The wedding was held at the… Continue reading

Make Terracotta Animals, Not War: The Tomb of Emperor Jingdi

Today’s post is a flashback to my trip to China in the aftermath of the Tohoku earthquake. We spent most of our time in Beijing, but we did manage to make one trip… Continue reading

The Aomori Dog, Aomori Prefectural Art Museum

During my trip to Aomori over Golden Week, we visited the Aomori Prefectural Museum of Art. Pictures weren’t allowed inside the museum itself, which featured some interesting work by artists such as Marc… Continue reading

Shin Yokohama Ramen Museum

I finished the second quarter of my intensive language program last week, so I’ve been taking the opportunity to explore some of the sights and tastes that the Tokyo area has to offer.… Continue reading

An Afternoon at the Hakone Open-Air Museum

Last week, I took a short trip to Hakone, a popular Japanese resort town located about 80 minutes outside of Tokyo by limited express train. I have a number of photos and stories… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday #21: Clocks

  From top to bottom: Minato Mirai Ferris Wheel (Yokohama, Japan); Asakusa (Tokyo, Japan); “Chariot of the Harvest,” Corcoran Gallery of the Art (Washington, DC); Hirata Folk Art Museum (Takayama, Japan); Citizen Clock… Continue reading

Places in Japan: One Fantastic Day in Historic Takayama

Reesan from loneleeplanet has started up a new blogging festival called J-Festa to showcase the best of Japan, and this month’s theme is “Places in Japan.” I thought I would use the opportunity… Continue reading

The Edo-Tokyo Museum: A Taste of the Old Town

First of all, a quick note: Thanks to all of those to stopped by to read my post on the John Lennon Museum last week. Much to my delight, it was featured on… Continue reading

Goodbye, Lennon: Remembering The John Lennon Museum

Up until last year, Japan was the home of the first John Lennon museum to be officially authorized by Yoko Ono. Housed inside the Saitama Super Arena, the 1,500-square-meter museum opened on October… Continue reading