nara 奈良

In the old capital of Japan, many icons of the country's Buddhist history blend with trendy urban development to create a unique cultural landscape. Today, some of the ancient city's most famous sites include Tōdai-ji (東大寺) (where you can find the second largest Buddha statue, or Daibutsu 大仏, in Japan), deer-filled Nara Park (奈良公園 Nara-kōen),… Continue reading nara 奈良

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Winter Picks 2016/2017

Happy 2017 / Year of the Rooster! Fresh from adventuring in South Korea and Japan this past winter, I wanted to start sharing some items that had captured the festive spirit of the holidays for me. Each piece has a special story, and they also have an illuminating quality in common. They also happened to… Continue reading Winter Picks 2016/2017