Stories By Louise George Kittaka
Charitable organizations in Kansai that need your supportJun 17, 2020
They say charity begins at home: Here are a number of Kansai-based NPOs, charities and organizations...
Falling for Autumn in IbarakiSep 18, 2019
For a memorable autumn getaway filled with fall foliage and stunning seascapes, head for the mountains...
Shizuoka Spring GetawayMar 10, 2019
Discover the charms of Atami for a spring seaside escape. The coastal town of Atami has...
Food & Drink
Obento—Japan’s Edible ArtSep 4, 2018
Where Japan’s famous lunchbox came from, and tips on making yours into a work of art.
New Perspectives on Old Traditions: Kyoto’s Geisha TodaySep 2, 2018
A peek inside the world of a modern geisha and where to go in Kyoto to...