Why celebrate Halloween in the states when you can be right in the middle of a buzzing costume parade, lit by the flashing lights of the world famous Shibuya Crossing? 2014 was the year that October became prime time to visit Japan, and when the world media had their eyes on the spectacles and creativity […]
Takeshita Dori (Street) in Harajuku is the center of teenage fashion in Tokyo. Some say that all of the world’s fashion trends have their origin in Harajuku. Come on a Sunday to catch the crowds.
I got up early this morning to go visit the morning sumo practice, keiko, at the Kitanoumi-beya in Kotu-ku, Tokyo. We were instructed not to talk, move, or show the back of our feet out of respect to the training sumo wrestlers and trainees. One hour watching these men train for the upcoming tournament in […]