Sakura Season – Kyoto, Japan

We visited Kyoto once before, but it was a whirlwind, 24 hours and just long enough to whet our appetite for the old town. We knew we wanted to return and give ourselves plenty of time to explore… … More Sakura Season – Kyoto, Japan

Winter in Japan – Day 6 Asakusa & Akihabara

Akihabara might be the most culture shock we experienced in Japan, the district embraces fan-boy/fan-girlism and fantasy. There are “maid cafes” where women are dressed like French maids and act extra sweet and subservient throughout your meal. There are fetish shops on every corner, multiple pachinko slot rooms for gambling on every street, six story arcades filled with every variety of video game imaginable. … More Winter in Japan – Day 6 Asakusa & Akihabara