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Goldfish Go Home

Strangers in Strange Lands at Cinequest 2013

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

Now in its 23rd year, the Cinequest Film Festival, held annually in San Jose, Calif., once again presents an eclectic array of independent films from all over the world.

Destinations: India | Japan | Vietnam
Topics: Culture | People | Performing Arts | 20th Century History | For Kids | War & Conflict
Maiko

My life In Tokyo

Stephen Bueckert - stephen17 [30]

Just a couple pics from my hood.

Destinations: Thailand | Japan
Topics: Travel | National Parks | Adventure | Festivals | 20th Century History | Traditions | Art | Culture | Food | People | Working Abroad | Beaches & Resorts | Religion | Nature | Shopping | War & Conflict | Ancient History | Architecture
Hachiko: A Dog's Story

Film Review: Hachiko: A Dog's Story

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

Based on the true story of a loyal dog who stole the hearts of an entire nation, Hachiko: A Dog's Story is the Americanized version of an endearing Japanese legend.

Destinations: Japan
Topics: People | Performing Arts | Animals | 20th Century History | For Kids
Dried Confections from Kyogashitsukasa Kotobukidou in Ningyocho, Tokyo

Winter Hospitality in Japan Part 1: In Search of Old Edo

victor wong - mucuna [3,283]

Spend the morning visiting museums or temples and shrines, enjoy a tofu set lunch and sweet afternoon tea, shop for traditional gifts and spend the evening in the mountain for elaborate dinner.

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Culture | Food | Travel | People | Literature | Festivals | Fashion | 20th Century History | Shopping | Traditions | Ancient History
Me at Ishida Mansen Koujo, Kyoto learning yuzen dye painting on silk

Yuzen Dyeing at Ishida Mansen Koujo, Kyoto

victor wong - mucuna [3,283]

Have you ever had a dream of designing your own kimono? This winter, I realized this dream and executed a project of designing my own obi (Japanese belt on kimono) under the guidance of Mr. Mansuke Ishida.

Destinations: Japan
Topics: Culture | Travel | People | Festivals | Fashion | 20th Century History | Traditions | Art | Ancient History
Neatly folded kimonos and the Buddhist Scriptures were provided in our ryokan

Relaxing Ryokan

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

My husband had his best sleep ever in our ryokan in Japan.

Destinations: Kochi(Japan) | Tokyo | Oita Prefecture | Nara | Nagoya | Hiroshima | Wakayama Prefecture | Kochi | Okinawa | Kyushu | Nagano prefecture | Kagoshima Prefecture | Uraga | Ishikawa | Sapporo | Nikko | Hokkaido | Kyoto | Kanagawa | Japan | Yokohama | Osaka
Topics: Adventure | 20th Century History | Economy | People | Fashion | Ancient History | Traditions | Culture | Architecture
Snow Falling on Cedars

Film Review: Snow Falling on Cedars

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

A land dispute fueled by racial prejudice lies at the heart of this post-World War II drama. When the body of Carl Heine turns up tangled in his own fishing net in Washington's Puget Sound, suspicion...

Destinations: Japan
Topics: People | Performing Arts | 20th Century History | War & Conflict
American Pastime

Film Review: American Pastime

Celeste Heiter - cheiter [29,255]

Life throws Lyle Nomura a curve ball when he lands in a WWII Japanese internment camp instead of going to college on a baseball scholarship. Internment camp guard Bully Burrell knows baseball...

Destinations: Japan
Topics: People | Performing Arts | Sports | 20th Century History | War & Conflict
After the bombing of Hiroshima a father buried his son with his tricycle.

A Quiet Museum

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

The Peace Memorial Museum in Hiroshima is an almost eerily quiet place.

Destinations: Hiroshima | Japan
Topics: Culture | Travel | People | Religion | 20th Century History | War & Conflict | Art
Fans release balloons at a baseball game in Osaka.

Take Me Out To The Ball Game- Osaka Style

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

Japan is a country that is passionate about baseball.

Destinations: Japan | Osaka
Topics: Economy | Culture | People | Sports | 20th Century History | Music | For Kids
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