Happy Thanksgiving Everybody

HAPPY THANKSGIVING, EVERYBODY!

I’m not going to write a long post today, because I’m pretty sure everybody’s going to be out and about enjoying the Thanksgiving Holidays with their family and friends. Here’s to the turkey, to the stuffing, the dressing, the dinner rolls, the casseroles, the pound cakes, the carrot cakes, the pies (OMG...peach pie...I NEED PEACH PIE), the laughter, the friends, the family...the holidays. I hope you all have your best Thanksgiving ever. I am so grateful to have cool readers like Continue Reading …

Meiji no Yakata, Vintage Cars, and Lemon Cheesecake in Nikko, Japan

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I know, I know, I said I was done with the Nikko stuff, but there were just so many cool things there, I couldn't resist...forgive me everybody :D . But I do think you'll find this information interesting if you ever have the chance to go. During my day trip, I went to this restaurant called Meiji no Yakata (明治の館 or めいじのやかた) which translates to mean Meiji's Mansion. I though was pretty freakin' cool. The restaurant had a slightly formal, western ambiance. I didn't realize it, but this Continue Reading …

The Nikko Video Post

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Here's just a little bit more just to show what Nikko looks like in living, breathing color. If you can't tell by now, I sincerely enjoyed this place which is why I have so much about it. What is your absolute favorite place to visit in Japan? What do you like about it. Please feel free to leave comments below. Enjoy the video. See you soon! Continue Reading …

Nikko Picture Post Three

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This is the last of the Nikko Picture Posts...well, sort of. I'm sure I will go back again, but these pictures were taken at what I want to say is Rinnouji (輪王寺 or りんのうじ). This temple had a lot fewer people, but was equally interesting. I especially liked the statues of the different guardians. Enjoy! Nikko was another of Japan's "power spots," as Japanese people like to say. There just wasn't a whole lot not to like about this place. One regret I do have, is Continue Reading …

The Nikko Picture Post Two

One of the cool looking structures inside of the Nikko Toshogu.  I don't know the name of this building yet.  But I will find out.

Let's take a look at some more pictures from Nikko, that cool city in Japan's Tochigi Prefecture. I spent quite a bit of time at the Nikko Toshogu, but I had a chance to see some other things as well, like t See you tomorrow for Nikko Picture Post Number Three ;) Donald Ash Continue Reading …