Posts Tagged "Japan"

Ten Ways to Know When You Are in Japan

Posted by on Sep 20, 2015 in Blog, Press | 4 comments

Ten Ways to Know When You Are in Japan

Ten Ways to Know When You Are in Japan
By Tania Amochaev

  • If the beds are hard and cold, and the toilet seats are soft and warm, you are in Japan.
  • If breakfast looks like pickled cocktail party snacks that would go well with sake, you are in Japan.
  • If everyone bows 15° when they approach you, or 30° if you seem important, you are in Japan ....

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Writers Return from Japan

Posted by on Sep 19, 2015 in Adventures, Blog, Press | 9 comments

Writers Return from Japan

We’re back! After wandering all over Japan, the writers have returned with some amazing stories. I’ve heard bits and pieces and can’t wait to read, edit, help publish and celebrate many of those fantastic tales. You’ll find some of them here on our Wanderland Writers website. For others you’ll need to go to additional publications, but we’ll try to shout out where and when right here on the blog. What’s always amazing to me are the ways in which our experiences of a place differ and the ways in which they connect. For example, some of us were alone in our passion for pickles, but I don’t think there was a soul among us who...

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Wandering in Japan with Linda Watanabe McFerrin

Posted by on Aug 7, 2015 in Adventures, Blog, Calendar, Press | 2 comments

Wandering in Japan with Linda Watanabe McFerrin

Join noted author, editor and Left Coast Writers founder, if you can, for a breathtaking once-in-a-lifetime introduction to Japan, land of mountain temples, soothing onsens and people known for their extraordinary grace and generosity. It was her home for many years, a place she has returned to again and again and one that she’s always excited to share with others both on the page and in person. Participants will depart on Saturday, September 5th to arrive in Tokyo, “the new capital”, on Sunday, September 6th. From quiet Shinto shrines to silvery high-rise towers, from the ancient to the newer-than-new, you’ll be dazzled by one of the world’s most...

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