Lucky Friday the 13th

Fujikawaguchiko, Japan There's a reason why those of us living in Japan love to post pictures of Mount Fuji. It's why my neighbors stop and take pictures of Mount Fuji. In fact, this is how I realized that you could see Mount Fuji from the street above ours. I noticed people stopping taking and pictures … Continue reading Lucky Friday the 13th

Surviving Golden Week

Golden Week is a string of public holidays that occur very close together from the end of April through the beginning of May. A lot of Japanese people take off the days in between the holidays to make it a week-long vacation. This year's Golden Week was expected to break travel records as the dates … Continue reading Surviving Golden Week