Highlights from the JWs Christmas adventures in Japan and Korea: Kobe Port, Osaka German Christmas Market, Seoul Tower of Love, and a Snowy adventure to North Korea!
Is community a thing of the past? I don’t mean online communities like WordPress, but actual, outside-your-front-door community. Sometimes it seems like the familiar, can-I-borrow-a-cup-of-sugar feeling of neighbourhood community is a lot harder to come by these days. Is that because I’m traipsing around the world, a linguistically-challenged perpetual outsider? Or are the lines that separate “community” from …
My entry for this week’s photo challenge, “Grand,” is this photo of Taipei 101 stretching into the clouds. Taipei 101 is one of the tallest buildings in the world. When it was initially built 10 years ago, it was the tallest, but currently sits in third place after being surpassed in 2010. It was the first building ever …
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.