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Fox Village, Bunny Island & Cat Island

If you are an animal lover, these places are for you! We’re convinced that these may be the most kawaii places you will ever visit! A Fox Oasis Located deep in the mountain of Miyagi, Japan, you will find a place like no other — an actual Fox Village! or more precisely, a place called […]

Nikkei in Other Lands – Vietnam (Part 2)

By Masako & Stan Fukawa Graveyards and cemeteries, like museums, archives and national monuments, provide travelers with a wealth of information. We found this to be the case in Vietnam. The Japanese communities of the pre-sakoku era1 have long disappeared but there are many graves in church yards with Japanese names. We also found graves […]

Nikkei in Other Lands – Hoi An, Vietnam

By Masako & Stan Fukawa The Japanese covered bridge also known as the Bridge for Passers-by from Afar is one of the most famous Japanese bridges in Southeast Asia. Constructed in the early 1600s it is a symbol of the town which was declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1999.   We love to […]