I moved to Hawaii!

... for six weeks. After saying a bittersweet sayonara to my sleepy city on the west coast of Japan, I'm back stateside and enjoying an extended working holiday in Hawaii, where I'm volunteering on a beautiful organic farm on the North Shore of Oahu. I've already been exploring new beaches daily and filling up my … Continue reading I moved to Hawaii!

Japan Seaside Life on the Noto Peninsula

If you've ever read anything by Banana Yoshimoto* you'll have a clear image of life along the coasts of Japan.  Tiny towns, mysterious neighbors, stunning nature and the ever-present churning of ocean waves. It's a beautiful image, and thanks to Japan's nearly 30,000 kilometers of coastline an experience to be had all over this charming … Continue reading Japan Seaside Life on the Noto Peninsula