The Magic that happened in Matsuyama, or: The Day I decided to fight Depression

“You’re going where?“ was a question commonly asked by my colleagues before our four day Easter break. No one had seemed to have heard of the city Matsuyama, or Dogo Onsen Honkan, the bathhouse that inspired the drawings of the bathhouse in the famous Ghibli movie “Spirited Away“.  Seeing this bathhouse had been my dream … More The Magic that happened in Matsuyama, or: The Day I decided to fight Depression

Easter Island in Japan?! Sun Messe Nichinan, Miyazaki

Yes, it does exist. An hour south of Miyazaki city, there is a huge park right next to the Pacific Ocean, and it has replicas of the Moai statues of Easter Island. Apparently, it’s the only place in the world that got permission to create those. Why? It’s Japan. I’ve stopped asking why a long … More Easter Island in Japan?! Sun Messe Nichinan, Miyazaki