IMIWA? HELP JAPANESE LEARNERS


I truly understand that many foreigners feel uncomfortable when they meet Kanji. Even we Japanese sometimes encounter the one we can’t recognize. On the other hand lots of tourists from overseas seem to have interests on Kanji. For you Kanji is something mysterious and cool, don’t you. Kanji is a very convenient character if you can handle. Once you can…

DISASTER AND VIEQUES


Do you know Vieques? After U.S. Navy withdrew from this island in 2003, here became one of popular travel destinations in Puerto Rico. 30 minutes flight from San Juan takes you to this island. Beautiful beach heals you and a big sunshine makes you energetic.    I visited Vieques on Dec 2017. It’s just two moths after a disaster. The category 5…

VIEQUES AND ITS CHALLENGES


Vieques Island lies about 13 km east of the Puerto Rican mainland. The name “Vieques” comes from the Taino Indian word “bieke (small island)”. Bioluminescent bay and unspoiled nature are popular among visitors, there’s less tourist rush here  than in Culebra Island. Maybe the reasons are as follows: scattered tourists spots, no world-famous beaches, its political background etc. Thanks to those factors, we…

DAY1: SHORT TRIP TO SOUTH KOREA


I suddenly made up my mind to go to South Korea, and purchased air ticket to Daegu two day before my departure. Thanks to my boldness and courage, I am here in South Korea and am eating the delicious street food with relish in Busan. It was a very first time to come here. And I don’t have any information about Busan as…

LA HIGUERA AND CHE GUEVARA


La Higuera is a very small village in Bolivia, and is situated 60 km of Vallegrande. I was not easy to get here. The bumpy and narrow mountain roads seem to continue eternally, and the taxi rattled for three hours.    There was a clear reason why I came to this idyllic place. Most of the people may not be able…

HOW TO SAVE TIME WITH HELICOPTER IN JAPAN


Have you ever ridden in a helicopter? And are you thinking that taking a helicopter ride is a privilege only for the rich? No, no! It is the time you can have an unforgettable experience.  AirX launched ‘CodeShare’. This is the sharing service that provides helicopter transportation. This is not a chartering service, therefore passenger can purchase a one‐way ticket and a one-seat ticket. By using helicopter you can not only…

VISIT PLANET IN GOOGLE MAPS


Google announced that they added the wonderful images to Google Maps. Thanks to the enhancement we can not only look satellite view, but enjoy moons and planets maps. It seems that some images were taken by Cassini. That spacecraft just ended its mission on September 15, 2017, after 20-year-journey. Through Google Maps you can observe the space objects carefully, and…