Here are the features that came out in the November 2020 Japanagram Thanks for being by my side as The Last Tea Bowl Thief went out into the wide world to seek … Continue reading A killer Japanese garden lit up at night, delicious chicken & ginger yakitori meatballs, and how to get lucky, J-style
Here are the features in the special edition of Japanagram that came out when The Last Tea Bowl Thief was published on October 20th In October there was a special … Continue reading A convent with a secret, sesame-miso hotpot, and why it’s harder to get a Japanese boyfriend than a Japanese girlfriend
Here are the features that Japanagram subscribers were reading in October… Hi, it’s me, Jonelle. Whether you’re venturing out or sticking close to home, I hope this month’s features deliver … Continue reading A secret castle garden, a killer Japanese cocktail recipe, & why the more friends you have, the lonelier you might be
Take a peek at the newest way to get all the best Japan swaglets! Japanagram is my new monthly newsletter, featuring new and different stuff than you’ll see here on … Continue reading Woo hoo, more Japan travel goodness for you!
Kamakura is stuffed with entertaining shrines and temples, but this is the only one with a hillside of gorgeous hydrangeas, a thirty-foot-tall Kannon figure covered in gold, and a candle-lit … Continue reading Hasedera Temple
Let’s get out of Tokyo for a day, and see some of the most entertaining shrines and temples in Japan. First, let’s go to the Zeni-Arai Benten Shrine and double our money. … Continue reading Kamakura Day Trip
This venerable garden in Yokohama has a huge pond and a lot of interesting historical buildings, including a spectacular pagoda. It makes for a fine, meandering walk in any season, … Continue reading Sankei-en Garden
Tiny, moss-covered, fox villages make this shrine extra-magical. Walk through the shadowy tunnel of orange torii gates, and you’ll find yourself in another world. The shrine seems to grow out of the … Continue reading Sasuke Inari Shrine