Tag Archive: sightseeing

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

Touring the Tokyo Stock Exchange

Hello, faithful readers! Can you believe it’s already almost the end of April? Where does the time go? Things have been busy for me. I’ve been trying to focus on work, which means… Continue reading

A Day at the Diet

Last week, my politics/economics class went on an outing to the National Diet Building, the home of the two houses of the Japanese legislature.  (We also went to the Imperial Palace, but that’s… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday #25: Hello from Kyushu!

I’m currently in the midst of an amazing trip through Kyushu and Kyoto—I’ll have lots of great stuff to share with you when I get back! For now, here’s a shot of me… 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

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 #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