Tag Archive: postaweek2011

Looking Back at Post A Week 2011

It’s the end of the year, which means it’s time for reflecting on days gone by and for scheming about days yet to come. I imagine (hope) that there will be a few… 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

Santarchy 2011, Shibuya

Thanks to a tip from the always useful Time Out Tokyo, I stopped by on December 17 to catch the beginnings of “Santarchy 2011 near the statue of Hachiko in Shibuya (just down… Continue reading

Traditional Kaiseki Cuisine at a Japanese Ryokan

The theme of this month’s J-Festa blogging showcase is “Dining in Japan,” which sounded like an excellent excuse to share some more photos from my recent trip to Hakone. A major highlight of… Continue reading

Yokohama Rotary Club

A few of the other students and I were invited to a meeting of the local Rotary Club of Yokohama on Friday. They graciously provided us lunch in exchange for asking us some… 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

Koganecho Bazaar 2011, Yokohama

Apologies for the long hiatus! Things have been crazy-busy with classes, and blogging has kind of fallen by the wayside. I have a lot of catching up to do! Back at the beginning… Continue reading

September 2011 Japan Blog Matsuri: Reasons to Visit Japan

I’m very proud to be hosting the September Japan Blog Matsuri. This month’s theme was “Reasons to Visit Japan.” As many of you know, this year has been particularly challenging for Japan due… Continue reading

Miyajima: A Classic Reason to Visit Japan

This month’s Japan Blog Matsuri, hosted by none other than myself at A Modern Girl, is organized around the theme “Reasons to Visit Japan.” We had a number of amazing submissions and the… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday #24: Banana Case, Anyone?

Bet you didn’t realize you needed one of these! Actually, I might need one—I took a banana in for lunch the other day, and it was a bit battered after the morning commute…… Continue reading