Posted earlier by Danny Choo on his site, the Japan National Tourism Organization is planning to invite 10,000 visitors over in the hopes of boosting tourism in the wake of the earthquake earlier this year. Since the earthquake, parts of Japan have seen tourism drop as much as 80%. (more…)
Japan has announced that it plans to invite 10,000 people to visit Japan on them. Well not completely, you would need to cover food, lodging, etc. The cost of the plane tickets would be covered. The catch is, you will need to publicize about your visit. (more…)
Recently there was a Culture Festival held where I live and my family and I had the opportunity to sample foods from some of the booths setup. I went for the Japanese booth and tried Onigiri for the first time. I thought it was quite yummy. I think I need to learn how to make it as a snack. I could have eaten 4 at that time easily. (more…)
Like its approach of employing Hatsune Miku in the US, Toyota is using Evangelion to sell in Japan. I wonder if I can get my car done like this…
- Toyota Prius
- Toyota Prius
Since I don’t get to travel as much as I dream about, I enjoy seeing images and videos posted by others. The video below is no exception. I have been watching the work of this artist, known as darwinfish105 on YouTube for a while now. I can say that his work has been getting better with each video he produces.
Here is an example of his work. Showing the “Cherry Blossoms at Hamarikyu Gardens”. I hope you enjoy the virtual stroll through the garden. Let him know what you think by leaving a comment / subscribing to his works.
Cherry Blossoms at Hamarikyu Gardens (link opens a window)
One of these years I would like to make it to Japan and see the sites. I’d go now if I were one of those who had bottomless wells for a wallet but that’s just not me. For now I will enjoy the great collections of pictures and cultural information that have been assembled by others. (more…)
I have given it some thought and come to the conclusion that what this site needs is some new looks. So with that, I have set out to update the features on this site to make it more functional and enjoyable. (more…)