Ending the old year and starting the new year is done with much intention here in Japan. Traditionally, houses are … More
It’s not my first Christmas away from family and friends but it feels different because I did not necessarily choose … More
There is a pandemic raging right? Economies are hurting and much thought is being given, to just how to manage … More
Alas, I jumped on the Shinkansen (bullet train) and went to see some friends in Karuizawa. The need to get … More
I was never excited about shopping at the supermarket and nothing has changed now. Why not just have your groceries … More
The beauty of nature that we can enjoy at all times.
I always marvel at how much focus is given to lighting up parts of Tokyo for December, since Christmas Day … More
Hiroshima is a must visit place in Japan. Nagasaki should be the same.https://thisgracedlife.com/2019/06/27/travels-in-japan-nagasaki/ The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum showcases the … More
Nagasaki is worth a few days. There is much to learn about this unique Japanese city.