The JWs embark on a grand leaf-viewing adventure to Kourankei in Aichi Prefecture, and it is magical!
The JWs head to Shirakawago historic village, stay overnight in a farmhouse, and venture to Takayama the next morning. Much photography ensues!
The Giant Rubber Duck art project is in Osaka, for a short time only, so Genkiduck drops everything to go and see it.
Ringing in Autumn with birthday festivities, a burning shrine, school festival and finding out where bacon comes from.
All about Jordan and Janelle’s new projects, and their exciting summer vacation adventures (or lack thereof). Also, news on their expected return to their homeland!
Jordan and Tokyo Disneyland are birthday buddies, so for Jordan’s 30th birthday we celebrate his “Happiness Year” in the Happiest Place On Earth!
When my friends and I desperately needed a break from Japan, we decided to escape to Korea. Here’s what we found in the land of kimchi and crazy pop stars.
An interactive Google Map that details the places the JWs have taken their Canadian visitors so far, plus places they’re planning to go before the end. Zoom in for street view to see it all for yourself!
First, the JWs test the limits of their Japanese apartment by cramming everyone in for the holidays. Then, they test the limits of their travel endurance as they venture forth around Japan with their Canadian guests.
What happens when you combine the pulling of massive shrines on wheels, with speed and corners? You get one of Japan’s, and one of the world’s for that matter, most dangerous festivals: Kishiwada Danjiri Matsuri!
Stand-Up Paddleboarding, or SUP for short, has been growing in popularity over the last few years, and in Japan some small pockets of watersport lovers are catching on. I got to try out this new sport last weekend with a small crew of Yokkaichi SUP enthusiasts.
Everyone needs a good slumber party every once in a while. Recently some friends and I rented a traditional “Machiya” for the night in Kyoto. And we ate pie. Not just any pie either, the most delicious pie I’ve ever had this side of the Pacific Ocean!