What makes a happy life? If I were to make a wish for a happy life, I would wish for ... Peace, Love, Good luck, Money Health, Friends Written on a piece of orange-reddish wood, is a prayer that someone wrote on this little torii at Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto, Japan. Fushimi Inari Shrine... Continue Reading →
"Dou Dou ...♪♬♩the dream loves her." This is part of lyrics of a song name "Dou Dou" made by my friends and I who met in Kyoto, Japan. Rikiya, the composer of the song once told me that, life is like the melody of "Dou Dou" (mi-so-re-do so-la-so-do with some vibrato). It has ups and... Continue Reading →
Money comes and goes, Experiences come and stay, Friends are together on the way! Sometimes we have to pay our due, but that's ok.
In Kyoto, there is a very delicious bread shop called "Shinshindo". It is a Frenchh Boulangerie (which means a bakery that specializes in bread) that has opened the business since 1913. The founder, Hitoshi Tsuzuki, was a Christian who learned the teachings of the Bible and opened the bakery with a motto "Serve God and... Continue Reading →
One of my favorite cafes in Kyoto, Japan is "Tosca Cafe". It is an organic vegan cafe that uses local ingredients in Kyoto. The cafe has a very casual atmosphere - home-like, and there is a piano in the cafe! Unfortunately, Tosca was closed (in Feb 2018) because the Japanese owner is leaving for Finland.... Continue Reading →
As my friends and I were hiking on Atagoyama in Arashiyama, Kyoto Japan, we saw this interesting scene - trees on a tree 😉 Life goes on! We are No-des team! Takuto from Japan, Anika from Germany, Eldwen from Indonesia and Sarita (me) from Thailand. Along the hike, there are the distance progress signs that cheer... Continue Reading →
Enjoyment happens when you wake up in the morning and see flowers that weren't yet bloomed yesterday, now blooming. In ancient Japan, each year is divided into 72 micro-seasons. Within the four seasons of Winter-Spring-Summer-Fall, there are mini changes that occur in every 5 to 6 days, and they create 72 micro-seasons within a year.... Continue Reading →