What better time or place to throw a party than in the spring at our apartment in Kyoto? We had friends CA friends visiting Kyoto for a few days, my more-than-able-son-in-law visiting and several Kyoto friends we were eager to see again. At the suggestion of a friend, we easily decided on a party. We … Continue reading Party Time in Kyoto
One way we can recall what it's like to be a child again, is to travel with children. It's good if they're thoughtful and curious. It's an added bonus if they have a good "eye" and catch sight of things you might overlook. A willingness to try new things including unusual looking foreign food is … Continue reading Japan: Through A Child’s Eyes
I'm back in Tokyo. In spite of all my preparation, I showed up at the airport prepared to fly the wrong airline. As soon as the woman behind the desk at ANA began tsk tsk tsking, I knew I had a problem. She could not find a record of my reservation, then looking further, noted that the reservation … Continue reading Monkey Business Trip
My first shopping experience in Japan gave me an unexpected lesson in the art of bowing.