Cool Story by Me! “The Day the Earth Moved” in new travel anthology


“The Day the Earth Moved,” my personal essay about the Great East Japan Earthquake/Tsunami/Nuclear Crisis from a Tokyo expat’s perspective, will be included in Adventures of a Lifetime: Travel Tales from Around the World, an anthology from World Traveler Press. Publication date is December 15, 2014.


Tohoku Tsunami Clean-Up, Six Months On: in pictures

Back in September, (The Sacramento Bee) linked to a cool series of pictures from Kyodo News agency showing before and after images of the cleanup effort after the Great Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami.

Thanks to Tokyo_girl at Lonely Planet’s Thorn Tree Travel Forum for the initial tip!