Tag Archives: onsen

A mid-term resident of Tokyo reports – Part 10: Departure

This is part 10 of what is intended to be a collection of overview reports on living in Tokyo by someone who is here for longer than a short stay but shorter than a long stay. Hopefully they will be … Continue reading

Posted in Tokyo resident reports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Seeing Japan from the slow train – part 6: Takayama

The train from Hida-Furukawa to Takayama only took about 15 minutes and is essentially going from one end of a valley to the other, so the ride in and of itself wasn’t overly impressive. Once at the Takayama station, it … Continue reading

Posted in Japan Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A mid-term resident of Tokyo reports – Part 1: The onsen, or bathing in the sky

This is part 1 of what is intended to be a collection of overview reports on living in Tokyo by someone who is here for longer than a short stay but shorter than a long stay. Hopefully they will be … Continue reading

Posted in Tokyo resident reports | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Confessions of a book addict

I admit it – I am a book addict. Electronic versions have their place, but I like the feel of paper, the randomness of flipping pages, the overlooked but intrinsic choice of typeface and paper selection, the ability to work … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment