My Minimal Travel Backpack Setup

So I’m traveling to Japan next week, and wanted to try carrying everything I needed for the 2 week trip in a minimal and lightweight carry on backpack setup. I’m keeping the total weight under 7kg to keep it light and mobile as I’ll be carrying it from city to city. And really just sticking […]

Read More

Japan Airlines to launch Tokyo-Seattle connection in spring 2019

Japan Airlines has announced it will expand its trans-Pacific network with a service between Narita International Airport in Tokyo and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Working together with its Pacific joint business partner, American Airlines, the service will start on March 31st next year. It will be Japan Airlines’ sixth west coast route operating between Japan and […]

Read More

The Hidden Buddha Surrounded by a Hill of 150,000 Lavenders

Photograph by Shigeo Ogawa via Vitra   On the outskirts of Sapporo, Japan, you will find the Makomanai Takino Cemetery. Established in 1982, a large stone Buddha sculpted 15 years ago sat alone in a vast field, giving an ‘unrestful impression’ according to the client. More information: Makomanai Takino Cemetery – Sapporo – Hokkaido – Japan … In Sapporo, […]

Read More