Antiques and Second-Hand

Hikari Flea Market

SUBMITTED BY HYLA ERNST Thank you to my awesome antique hunter friend, Lidia Gonzalez for another pre-dawn adventure! I’m very thankful that I have a flea market buddy who can function before the break of dawn.  Me?  Waking me up that early is like poking a sleeping bear–do so at your own risk Read more…

Antiques and Second-Hand

Yamaguchi Flea Market

SUBMITTED BY HYLA ERNST Thank you Birgitta, Lidia, Michelle, and Julie for a fun adventure and for sharing your pictures! I’m not a hardcore antique/second hand shopper (not yet anyway), but I do enjoy a good bargain once in awhile, especially if it involves beautiful pieces of pottery, masks, or lanterns.  Last Read more…

April

Hanami at the Kintai

SUBMITTED BY JESSICA OSSIANDER Spring is arguably one of the most beautiful times of the year in Japan.  The sun begins to rise earlier, the days are longer,  people begin to shed layers, embracing their time outside.  Here, in Japan, that is when the cherry blossom trees bloom! Hanami, loosely Read more…