1. Hagi Hagiography

    Arrive in most parts of Japan at around the end of March or beginning of April, and it would be very hard to miss th…

  2. Stock Character

    If you had to summarize Japanese cuisine in a sing…

  3. The Deal with Eel

    After the rainy season comes to an end around the …

  4. Peak Season

    With the 2011 completion of Tokyo Sky Tree, Ja…

  5. Élan for Lotus 

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

  6. Star-Crossed Love

  7. To Travel Hopefully

  8. Precipitating Factors

  9. Wood Works

  10. Nothing to Carp About