Buy the book!You can buy This Japanese Life as a paperback or as a Kindle eBook.
Follow us on Facebook:
Subscribe to this site
Join 2,349 other subscribers
Category Archives: Shrines
On Praying to a Fox in Japan
Nobody in Japan seems to know anything about Shinto.
Posted in Shinto, Shrines Tagged japan, shinto 9 Comments
The Neurotic’s Travel Guide to Kyoto, Part 2
You can read part one of the Neurotic’s Travel Guide to Kyoto here.
Posted in Shinto, Shrines, Temples and Ruins, Thinking, Zen Tagged Kyoto 6 Comments
A Neurotic’s Travel Guide to Kyoto, Part 1
Kyoto is for lovers!
Posted in Shinto, Shrines, Temples and Ruins, Thinking, Travel, Zen Tagged japan, Kyoto, travel 8 Comments
On Getting Lucky in Japan
No, not like that.
Posted in Shrines, Tradition, Uncategorized Tagged holidays, japan, luck, traditions, travel 2 Comments
On Japanese Cats
This week: Japan, in five cats.
Posted in Fun, Shrines, Uncategorized Tagged cats, japan, japanese cats, neko 7 Comments
On Demonic Umbrellas and Japanese Banking
In Japan, many ATMs work from 9 to 5 and get weekends and holidays off. That’s better than most humans get. And the reason, I suspect, has more to do with ghosts than any bank is willing to admit.