Cleanliness Redefined

If there was a competition for the world's cleanest country, I have no doubt that the Japanese would win it hands down, or clothes off. We just visited the venerable Kinosaki Onsen about a two hour train ride from Kyoto on the West Coast. We traveled with two of our grandchildren, uncertain whether or not … Continue reading Cleanliness Redefined

DIGGING POP CULTURE IN HARAJUKU, TOKYO

If you're with a 14 year old on a Sunday in Tokyo, it's a no- brainer to join them in a Harajuku foray, the epicenter of pop culture in Tokyo. In this case, a picture is most definitely worth a thousand words, so here's some highlights of our day: Our spirits were high as we … Continue reading DIGGING POP CULTURE IN HARAJUKU, TOKYO