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Tokyo Japan – Waacker

By On May 15, 2014

We would like to introduce you to our friend Junko Sasaki, a Waacker and freestyle dancer from Japan.  We met Junko a few years ago while she was living and dancing in… Read More



By On April 30, 2014

Before I get started about our last spot in Japan, I wanted to let everyone know that the wonderful photographer behind these photos is Angelo.  He is very talented and perceptive.  It… Read More



By On April 28, 2014

This trip to Japan has not been just an occasion for me to explore another culture, but also ties me back to my family history.  My paternal grandmother, born Tamako Matsuda, is… Read More

Food & Culture

Sengakuji and Sensoji

By On April 20, 2014

Last Sunday Onisha and I visited two amazing temples in Tokyo. Lately we have been trying to see as much historical places as we can in Japan before we leave to our… Read More


Kichijoji and Inokashira Park

By On April 17, 2014

Last week our Japanese friend and host took us to a nice part of town called Kichijoji. Our friend Junko Sasaki has been so kind to let us stay with her for… Read More


Ballet Part 2 Tokyo

By On April 16, 2014

This is for my bunheads!! So, I finally made it back to a ballet class.  I took at Millennium Dance Studio again because I really liked the teacher, Mai Yajima from Tokyo… Read More

Food & Culture

Chinatown Yokohama

By On April 13, 2014

One of the largest china town’s in the world is in Yokohama.  It is a very colorful place with narrow streets and many different dishes to choose from.  There is a colorful… Read More

Food & Culture

Pandas Everywhere!

By On April 13, 2014

Everywhere there are Pandas.  On keychains, socks, food, cookies, towels, furniture anywhere else you can imagine.  When I was a child, my grandmother took my older brother and me to see the… Read More


Spring in Japan – Sakura

By On April 12, 2014

When Onisha and I set out to plan our trip around the world the one thing that sealed the deal for us to come to Japan was the Sakura (Cherry Blossoms). We… Read More


Meiji Jingu

By On April 12, 2014

Last Friday before Onisha had her Ballet Class at Millenium Japan in search of Sakura we visited the Meiji Jingu. A Shrine (明治神宮, Meiji Jingū) dedicated to the deified spirits of Emperor Meiji… Read More


Tokyo Time-Lapse

By On April 10, 2014

Today we took a quick trip to Shibuya station to capture some time-lapse of a very busy intersection in Tokyo. This was my first time trying time-lapse with my camera so I… Read More

Food & Culture

Eating in Japan Part 1

By On April 7, 2014

Angelo has never been to Japan before, for me, it is my third time.  I knew beforehand what to expect as far as what I like to eat here  (okonomiyaki, curry, sushi,… Read More


Ballet in Japan

By On April 7, 2014

On Friday April 4th, I took a ballet class at Millennium Dance Complex located off the Harajuku train exit in Tokyo.  Millennium Dance Complex is a franchise of the original located in North… Read More


In the begining there was… Japan!

By On April 3, 2014

Hello everyone. 🙂 First I want to thank you for subscribing to our blog. We are really excited to start this journey after months of preparation. The day is finally here and… Read More