Random Impressions Part 1

Do you like snapshots from Japan? My husband is currently in Japan, Osaka to be exact, and on a regular basis sends me random pictures he takes in the streets or on short trips (but mainly from all the amazing looking food he is eating) and I though “Why not share them on my blog?”…

Sunday Inspiration

While casually browsing through my facebook feed I stumbled upon a shared link of a fellow Japan lover and followed it to the SPLOID website. Embedded in the short article is the following video made by Scott Gold who visited Tokyo, Kyoto and Yudanaka in January with his wife. This video took me by surprise.…

Stone Garden Photopost Follow Up

oing through my photo folders I finally found the pictures that should have been part of my last post (^_^;) So here are some photos from visits to the Ryoanji, the Daisen-in and the Ginkakuji Gardens. Ryoanji Stone Garden Daisen-in Stone Garden Ginkakuji Garden with the famous sand mountain (said to be representing Mt. Fuji)

Ryoanji Stone Garden

source: Official website from Ryoanji Stone garden In a time where everyone is rushing about, wearing a stern expression of “I don’t have a moment to spare”, visiting a Zen garden seems oddly out of place, a remnant of a time past. Maybe the thought of just sitting somewhere without actually “doing” something is in…