Journey to Tottori Part 1: Amanohashidate!

My journey was set for Tottori, since my first week in Japan I’ve been so interested in making this trip. But Tottori is so far and out of the way it just never seemed to line up right. Finally weather, time and community support helped me get out there, and the first major destination IContinue reading “Journey to Tottori Part 1: Amanohashidate!”

Exploring Old Japan in Tochigi “Koedo”

In todays adventure, we decided to check out a less touristy location that features old buildings and a lot of history. There are so many of these old style Edo Era buildings that you get used to seeing them, it’s a really enjoyable walk through these neighborhoods. A “Kura” or storage house. Having one ofContinue reading “Exploring Old Japan in Tochigi “Koedo””

Journey to Shikoku Island

In a 5 day solo journey by car to explore the 4th major island of Japan, I visited sites in each of the 4 prefectures: Of course I saw so many other things along the way, come join me for the highlights of the trip and experience a side of Japan not many people experience!Continue reading “Journey to Shikoku Island”

Using Drones in Japan and look at the DJI Mini 2

If you watch my videos, you know I love to use my drone. Up until now I’ve been using DJI’s Mavic Mini, and every single issue I had with it has been addressed in the new Mini 2. Come check out my new video and see how using drones in Japan is, and a firstContinue reading “Using Drones in Japan and look at the DJI Mini 2”

Japan’s Largest Shopping Mall Reopens….is it safe?

So Japan, slow to the pandemic precaution game, has decided that everything is okay now. On May 25th, 2020, with a slowing of new cases the State of Emergency was lifted. Businesses have started back up, but suprising to me is that Japan’s largest shopping mall has reopened and I wanted to see how manyContinue reading “Japan’s Largest Shopping Mall Reopens….is it safe?”

Making Japanese Plum Wine (Umeshu)

Making umeshu is incredibly easy, but your window for making it is quite small. Generally, the end of May and early June is the best time to get ume. Check out this video to see more about Japanese Plums and how to make homemade Umeshu! Here is the procedure, as well as the general recipesContinue reading “Making Japanese Plum Wine (Umeshu)”

Dog Culture in Japan

It is a real adventure owning dogs in Japan, and in my latest video I talk about some of the cool things you can do with dogs, and introduce my little puppers as well. I primarily take about dog runs and how Japan has so much support for dogs. It’s like a whole underground cultureContinue reading “Dog Culture in Japan”