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Lea Salonga Likes “Les Miz” Japan

Lea Salonga recently wrote of her experience watching the production of Les Miserables in Tokyo, Japan, and it was full of praises. To say that she was blown away is an understatement.   Many remember Lea for her iconinc portrayal of Eponine in Broadway in 1993 and Fantine 2007 so to hear her rave about …

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Fukuoka, Japan’s shining star

I came across 2 articles today harping about the wonders of Fukuoka.  These articles talk about things us Fukuoka residents have known for a long time.  Things are looking up for our favorite place in Japan (and the world?) The first one is from the Guardian, a British online newspaper, entitled “Why flourishing Fukuoka has …

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Life in Japan (not as you know it)

So you have lived in Japan for years, and think you know what life in Japan means, and nothing will surprise you anymore? These photos will say otherwise. I came across this post on www.retraonaut.comthat feature stereoscopic photographs by T. Enami of 1895-1910 Japan that were posted by Okinawa Soba. 2 stereoscopic photos of the …