President Obama is in Japan, and he kicked off his four-country Asia tour at the famous sushi restaurant Sukiyabashi Jiro in Tokyo, run by an 88-year old owner-chef!
April 23, 2014
April 22, 2014
Almost one week has passed since the Korean ferry capsized off the South Korean coast, with almost 200 passengers still unaccounted for. The passengers were told to remain in their cabins which possibly cost many their lives. The captain has been arrested for alleged negligence.
April 17, 2014
Asia has been plagued by disaster recently. First the mysterious vanishing of Malaysian flight 370, now a capsized ferry off the coast of South Korea, with almost 300 people still missing.
April 15, 2014
The cherry blossoms are the hottest topic in the Japanese spring, and they are currently in full bloom in disaster-stricken Fukushima. Check out this slideshow.
April 10, 2014
April 7, 2014
Prince William, Princess Catherine and little Prince George arrived in New Zealand today. Check out the slideshow here.
April 1, 2014
Was there sugar in your salt shaker today or did someone cut your PC cord? If so, you were probably the victim of an April fools prank. Here are some ways how to pay them back next year lol
March 29, 2014
In Kyushu the cherry blossom festival is almost over, and in Tokyo it has just started. Here in Hokkaido we still have a few weeks to go before we can spot the first tender blossoms. To be exact, the first or second week in May will be optimal viewing times here on this northernmost island.
March 27, 2014
Two generations, two graduations, one family: Princess Aiko graduated elementary school earlier this week, and Princess Mako university. Check out the details here and here.