Bike Rides, Picnic, Good Book— Sunday in Japan

Today was an absolute blast from start to finish! It marked my first-ever bike ride in Japan, and boy, was it a memorable one. My husband usually frets about bike safety, so getting him on board for this adventure was a feat in itself. But once he saw how excited I was, he couldn’t sayContinue reading “Bike Rides, Picnic, Good Book— Sunday in Japan”

The Art of Shinrin-yoku Also Known As Forest Bathing

In a fast-paced world, we often forget the healing power of nature. Amid the concrete jungles and digital distractions, there’s an ancient Japanese practice that reconnects us with the natural world, Shinrin-yoku or forest bathing. Join me on a journey as we explore the tranquility and rejuvenation this practice offers. What is Shinrin-yoku? Shinrin-yoku, whichContinue reading “The Art of Shinrin-yoku Also Known As Forest Bathing”

Rikugien Garden in Summer—What to See?

Nestled in the middle of the busy metropolitan of Tokyo is the Rikugien Garden. What to see? Landscapes, giant sturdy trees, tiny mushrooms, insects, paths, streams, a lake, turtles, carps or koi, bugs and the like. It seems like a mini jungle with an oasis of serenity right in the center of it. The landscapesContinue reading “Rikugien Garden in Summer—What to See?”