A Buddhist monk playing the shamisen in Koyasan.
Ever considered changing your citizenship and becoming Japanese? Eiji (Evan) Koehler and Olaf Jong did. For great insights and information on the process please watch this video!
Happy new years, 2017, from WNJ!! Here's a short video on a Japanese new years decoration as explained by Bolta, a young Buddhist monk who works in the same temple I am at. He seemed to enjoy the experience, so maybe this is a new series! Enjoy!!!
I live in a Buddhist temple in Japan: maybe it's not exactly what you imagine. Please watch, share, and comment!
What's your idea of an inspirational traveller? Would these two be part of your criteria? #neversaydie
It's a milestone! 10 years in Japan! I made a video of the changes I've witnessed. I got 9 - how about you?
Chieko Kiriaki was 15 years old when the Bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. This is part of her story #lestweforget
The 3 most essential items on my solo Asia trip; 3 I wish I took; 1 that surprised me! #travel #packingproblems