Time Lapse: Murakami and Kamogawa

My love for reading fiction is negatively correlated with my age.  When I was a kid, I would remember bringing home shortened versions of classic novels from the bookstore.  I had a ton of them.  You name it and I’ve probably read it. As I grew up, things became very different.  Fiction became literally fictionContinue reading “Time Lapse: Murakami and Kamogawa”

Time Lapse: A New Take on Daimonjiyama

I think I may have taken too many subjects this quarter.   I’m taking Finance, Business Research Methods, Statistics, E-Marketing, Nihonggo, zzzzzzz.  The curse of free education.  Why slack off, right? This time lapse was taken two weeks ago.  I had no time this weekend to take a new one.  This one shows a differentContinue reading “Time Lapse: A New Take on Daimonjiyama”

Time Lapse: Uji and Mukaijima

Pink to green. *This is quite a long post so if you just want to see the time lapse, scroll all the way down or click here.  Always in HD! When you’ve been living in a city pocket for a reasonable amount of time, there’s always going to be this longing to go somewhere else.Continue reading “Time Lapse: Uji and Mukaijima”

Tokyo Drift! A Fast and Furious Journey (Part 2)

Yes, as promised, here’s what went down in Tokyo! If you want to know where we stayed and how we got here, Part 1 will guide you through.  First off, buying a train pass comes highly recommended.  There are a number of passes available to tourists and non-tourists.  After reviewing all the bus passes, trainContinue reading “Tokyo Drift! A Fast and Furious Journey (Part 2)”

My Weekly Hike in Kyoto

Every week I make it a point to go hiking here in Kyoto, well, because I can!  The city is surrounded by mountains and one of them is fairly accessibly by bike. Daimonjiyama is just a 20-minute bike ride from Kyoto station or you can take a bus that will take you to Ginkakuji temple.Continue reading “My Weekly Hike in Kyoto”