1. A Fossil among Trees

    It is usually in the latter days of September that the first sense of cooling relief descends on Tokyo as the enerva…

  2. Zen and the Art of Dry Gardens

    Visitors to Kyoto do have their favorite sight…

  3. Hagi Hagiography

    Arrive in most parts of Japan at around the en…

  4. Stock Character

    If you had to summarize Japanese cuisine in a sing…

  5. The Deal with Eel

    After the rainy season comes to an end around the …

  6. Peak Season

  7. Élan for Lotus 

  8. Star-Crossed Love

  9. To Travel Hopefully

  10. Precipitating Factors