In 1991 I got to see it more as a native than a visitor. Many things were the same as they were when I left Korea in 1986. Some things had subtle differences. Some things may have been the same but I hadn’t seen or noticed them before.
Top 50 locations in Osaka for sightseeing, shopping, food, restaurants, parks, nature, arts, theater, entertainment, bars, nightlife and museums. Recommended by local Japanese living in Osaka.
A guide to attractions to check out on a day trip to "Vegas of the East".
I never knew I'd grow to love China so much but here are some cultural and social differences I grew to learn and accept.
Pola Museum is an unusual building in an unusual area to host a museum of art. Architectonically it has two key traits: The massive concrete structure perfectly communes with nature, and its design is very atypical in the middle of the mountains.
Japan, beautiful, exotic, but yet occasionally deadly. Venomous snakes, poisonous spiders, and a multitude of biting and stinging insects with deadly diseases make Japan their home.
The best places to visit in South Korea: from Seoul, to Jeju Island, to all the amazing places in between. Advice from an expat who's lived in South Korea for over 10 years.
A primer in the basics of travelling to and within Japan's capital and largest city, Tokyo.
This is about my experiences in Yakushima and how to get around if you aren't able to rent a car. I will also cover getting to the island itself without a car.
If you visit or live in Japan, as a foreigner, dealing with grief, funerary customs, and traditions around death might seem difficult.