Yoshiro Mori

Japanese 2020 Olympic Athletes Warned to Not Mumble Anthem

He was speaking to 300 athletes at a send-off ahead of the August Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro. Reports say attendees had just sung Kimigayo, Japan’s national anthem. “When you go up to the podium, please do not be mumbling but sing the national anthem,” Mr. Mori told those gathered on…

shibuya scramble crossing tokyo japan

LIVE Camera at the Shibuya Crossing

Get ready to see something awesome! You can view the live camera at Shibuya scramble crossing in Tokyo Japan on YouTube! Here’s the link. https://youtu.be/6q36pnzcw70 And here’s the live cam below!

Mt Fuji Travel The World

Get Paid to Travel!

Seeking some adventure? Get paid to travel the world! The team from Hostelling International USA has launched the Explore the World Travel Scholarship! Click here to find out more! The deadline for this scholarship is May 15, 2016.

Japan Train Station

Saving Money on Transportation

This is an article about Transportation in Japan that I’m putting under the “Saving Money” category. Hopefully you’ll find this useful if you visit Japan or live in Japan. Trains in Tokyo are unbelievably convenient and reliable and a great alternative to Taxis. They are rarely off schedule and have stations in every major location…

Aikido Flip by an old guy

Japanese Martial Arts

The term “Martial Arts” is used frequently to refer to any number of combat systems which originate primarily in Asia, but may also come from Europe or the Americas.  In most cases, martial arts focuses on the use of the body and mind to defeat an enemy, although some forms employ swords, sticks, or other…