Ongoing Updates (5.20.18). Snapshots from daily life in and around Tokyo, a.k.a. “The Big Sushi,” at the end of the second millennium and the start of the third.
See more snaps at Tokyo Kills Me: Photos
Tokyo Kills Me, Spring 2018
Snapshots from daily life in Tokyo, aka The Big Sushi. Taken by me — mostly — on an iPhone X
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I love Tokyo in the snow. It usually only happens a few times a year — only once so far this year — and when it does it never lasts.
When it does snow, the “ocean effect” light dry powder blows in from the Sea of Japan, it transforms this Blade-Runneresque megacity into a magical, fantastical winter wonderland.
Tokyo Snow Days https://medium.com/the-big-sushi/tokyo-snow-days-a5171244e6ad
Snapshots from the daily commute and everyday life in and around Tokyo
See the gallery at Tokyo Kills Me: iPhone X Autumn Edition
The upside/downsides of expat life in the land of the rising sun
I recently posted about the ups and downs of life in Tokyo. Due to popular demand, I’m gonna follow up with a sequel about living in Japan…
I arrived in Japan on a three-year overseas adventure before returning to start my next adventure, but “life happens” as they say… Herewith, (partial) lists of what I’ve found living in Japan for nigh-on 20 years.
Continue to read at Living in Japan
Ongoing updates from a Japan expat’s front-row seat of the end of the world
The leaves have turned all Christmas-y red and orange and yellow in the mountains outside town, and white gauze masks have appeared like Santa beards on the faces of Tokyo commuters. Still, as the war of words continues — I wake to the news that Trump has a new nickname for Kim Jong-un: “Little Rocket Man … he is a sick puppy,” — and has put North Korea back on the list of State Sponsors of Terrorism, and that North Korea has launched yet another missile into the Sea of Japan, the question hangs in the air like background radiation: “Is it safe?”
Continue to read the rest of Nuclear Nightmares in Tokyo…