Category Archives: Post with photo

Exploring Tokyo | Japan

I decided to make the most out of the time zone change and woke up at 5 AM this morning to head to Tsukiji market, in hopes of eating at Sushi Dai. I had no interested in seeing the market … Continue reading

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Zōjō-ji temple | Japan

When I was putting together my post explaining the reason behind my current trip to Japan, I came across some writing about Zōjō-ji temple in Tokyo (link in original post). As it turns out, this is one of the main … Continue reading

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My first evening in Tokyo | Japan

I left Texas on the 8th in the early morning and landed in Tokyo on the 9th, in the afternoon. You can read all about the flight and getting into Tokyo here – this post is the second half of … Continue reading

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Let the journey begin | Japan

Getting up at 4 AM this morning was only made easier by the fact that I did not manage to get any sleep last night. This seems to be a recurring problem of mine: I have a really difficult time … Continue reading

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My home altar | Personal

Not knowing when I would ever get to make my pilgrimage to Japan, I decided to get my own mizuko Jizō statue to keep at home. I found one when I wasn’t looking, in a gardening center. It’s a small … Continue reading

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