I used to hang out a lot at a Tibetan cafe in Chengdu soaking in the Yak butter tea and smelling like a Yak. Tibetan food is not particularly popular anywhere, perhaps because it tends to be simple. I was happy to find a Tibetan … Continue reading Exploring the Chinese West in Osaka
I once posted a photo of a lucky charm from Tokyo. This is a lucky charm from the Nara region that resembles a monkey.
Rainy day hack for shoes. It floods really easy in Saigon. Luckily, there are so many cafes for us to hide in. Also nice to see many cafes using reusable straws.
There is a forest near our home in Tokyo. Yes! a forest right in the middle of the city. It is called the Institute for Nature Study (附属自然教育園, Fuzoku Shizen Kyōiku-en) Check out the aerial photo features on the mast head of their web. http://www.ins.kahaku.go.jp/english/
Apple is oft criticized for selling expensive devices. I find that their devices have much longer life — both in build quality (les prone to falling apart) and software life. This is an hand me down iPhone 5s from 2013 that I have been using … Continue reading Longevity, where Apple is better