Monthly Archives: August 2016

Museum Mania

As a last posting on Japan and Tokyo for the season, I thought I’d give you some highlights from the museums I visited during my recent visit. I’ve already covered the National Museum complex in an entry below, so this … Continue reading

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A stroll through Asakusa

Quite by accident, after the end of IUJ and before I headed back to Maine, I booked my Tokyo hotel in an area known as Taito. Once there, I realized I had landed on the edge of one of the … Continue reading

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A Garden for John

Let it never be said that I am not responsive to my readers. It thrills me no end that you join my on my journeys, and when one faithful follower asked for a garden expose, I set out to see … Continue reading

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History on the hoof

By now, you know that I like to anchor myself in a new city by touching base with key historic and cultural antecedents. This usually means a museum or two, and I have found this is a great way to … Continue reading

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A Taste of Tokyo

If you’ve been paying attention, you will have noticed that although I had the best intentions of trying to squeeze some fresh juice from last year’s IUJ lime wedge, I was spectacularly unsuccessful. That is not to say that I … Continue reading

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