Category: Travel

Summer 2017 Travel Roundup

Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Dome: +++ Peace Park & Museums: +++ Itsukushima Shrine: + Hiroshima Castle: + Hiroshima Carp: + Hiroshima: ++ Okinawa War Memorials: ++ Churaumi Aquarium: ++ Fate/Stay Night: Heaven’s Feel Part I: Presage Flower: ++ Shuri Castle: + […]

Tokyo: Round 3

The first time I was in Tokyo, I had just arrived in Japan and quickly left for the countryside without having done much exploring. The second time I was in Tokyo, I went to some crappy, overpriced bars in Shinjuku […]

Summer Travel Roundup: 2014

Kyoto Approximately 70% of Kyoto consists of temples, shrines, castles, and souvenir shops. They’re pretty cool, but if you’ve seen one you’ve seen them all. I didn’t go to the Geisha district. They’re too family-friendly in this day and age. […]

Japan: Who Cares?

I like anime. Japan isn’t anime. Q.E.D. Like most people, I enjoy a good story. Anime has consistently delivered better stories than any other form of entertainment I’ve ever come across. That’s why I’m a fan. There’s nothing uniquely Japanese […]