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Michael Yoshinaka (Minoru10)

Joined 6 years ago from Honolulu, Hawaii

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    My Trek Up the Koko Crater Railway Trail

    4 years ago

    In 2014, my friends from Japan came to visit the island of Oahu and so during my free time on my days off from work, we got to go and do the usual tourist things that tourists do and so I got to play tourist. I really like it because sometimes being...

  • Kaiseki: My Dining Experiences
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    Kaiseki: My Dining Experiences

    15 months ago

    The last time I was in Tokyo, my friends came up with the idea for me to buy a yukata (Japanese kimono style clothing) since it was summertime when many dress up for the Matsuri festivals in Japan. Down the line, plans were made even for a trip to...

  • Street Performers and Walking Adventures in Tokyo
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    Street Performers and Walking Adventures in Tokyo

    15 months ago

    Around the year 1997 on one my trips to Japan, I had used a camcorder which I had recently bought and so I didn't have a digital camera at the time. I'm not sure if many people had them...or even if they were even available at the time. But in order...

  • Ishinomaki, Sendai 2012 - My Experience
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    Ishinomaki, Sendai 2012 - My Experience

    15 months ago

    OMG earthquake !!! posted on my facebook. Another commented on things falling off of shelves. I skyped my friend in Japan and quickly got his response. He described the horror of what had just happened. What should one do crossed his mind,...

  • Nakano Broadway for Geeks
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    Nakano Broadway for Geeks

    15 months ago

    This is about the third time for me here visiting in Nakano in Tokyo. For those of you who don't know, Nakano is one of the many hot spots in Tokyo to visit. I am staying in the Nakano-ku / Nogata area which is about 10 minutes away by bus heading...

  • A Winery in Japan
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    A Winery in Japan

    15 months ago

    A friend of mine had created an itinerary for us to visit the Izu peninsula area of Japan. I have never been in that area and I was under the impression that Mt. Fuji can be seen there (in its god like splendor). I had always wanted to visit near...

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