An Ode to Hiroshima’s Past – 6th of August Memorial Anniversary

One of my students told me about his grandfather’s experience on August 6th, 1945 in Hiroshima. This is an ode to Hiroshima's past on the day the Atomic Bomb exploded, and a story he...

Journey in Japan Part 16: Grandiose Encounters of the Third Class

I went a few days without any Internet connection so couldn’t post anything. Here are the last three days in summary: Friday – Fukuoka Today I met a German guy called Klaus. It is his very...

Hello Kitty reveals the Puuuurfect Railway Escape

If you have been following our news before you may have read about JR West`s plans to launch a Hello Kitty inspired Shinkansen (bullet train). Well, now that news has become a reality. In...