Tag Archive: yokohama

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

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

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

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

Novelty gravestones: Morbid or eternally cute?

I have homework to finish before this morning’s first session, but I just wanted to share photos of these gravestones that I saw in a shop on the way to Sojiji the other… Continue reading

The Japanese can make anything cute…

So, every day on my way to class, I walk through or past the tallest building in Japan, the Landmark Tower (and an amusement park with one of the world’s largest ferris wheels,… Continue reading

First day of language classes…

It went well, but I am so so so so tired. I woke up around 4:30 am (partly because I’m not fully adjusted to Japanese time and partly because that’s when the sun… Continue reading