1. The Deal with Eel

    After the rainy season comes to an end around the middle of this month for most of Japan, the summer that follows tends …

  2. Peak Season

    With the 2011 completion of Tokyo Sky Tree, Ja…

  3. Élan for Lotus 

    In Homer’s great epic the Odyssey, the eponymous h…

  4. Star-Crossed Love

    Japan has its spectacular festivals, such as t…

  5. To Travel Hopefully

    In what now seems like a rather distant age, befor…

  6. Precipitating Factors

  7. Wood Works

  8. Nothing to Carp About

  9. Deep Purple

  10. The Thatcher Era