My experience at a Tokyo Yakult Swallows baseball match at Meiji Jingu Stadium
A tour of Tokyo's sushi scene, from the traditional to the innovative, based around the Sushi Police animated series.
Three essential tips for first-time Hanami viewers on what to expect
The Japanese go insane over cherry blossom season and now I know why. Here's what it's like to do hanami in Japan.
Near Tobu Minami Utsunomiya Station, we flag down a white truck loaded with firewood and stove calling out yaki-imo (sweet potato). An aproned man smiles and greets us.
A short story on why temples are not all the same and you should seize every chance and visit them whenever you find one.
How I accidentally discovered nature in Tokyo because I lost my way while I was trying to find a shrine.
This year marks the fifth anniversary of the tsunami. In Japan, there is an age old festival called Shichi-go-san, literally seven five three, which is a rite of passage for children, marking their third, fifth and seventh years on this earth, from an earlier time when many children did not survive these milestones.
My experience wearing battle armor in Fukushima from one of the oldest festivals in Japan with over one thousand years of history!
Where five houses had been swept away in the tsunami five years ago, now stands Fukushima Solar Agripark dedicated to teaching future generations about solar power and other forms of renewable energy in Minami Soma, Fukushima Prefecture.