My Own Japan
Everyone comes to Japan for a different reason. Find out why these people came and how they live their dream.

My Own Japan: Animal Activism in Tokyo

November 9th, 2017 By Helen Marvell
My Own Japan

I had already been a vegetarian for 15 years when I moved to Japan 6 years ago from the UK. Back then, vegetarianism was relatively unheard of, and bacon was considered a plant...My life in Japan started in Wakayama, the prefecture made infamous by the documentary film, The Cove. A bit of background if you don’t know what I’m talking about; Every year between September and April ... Read More

My Own Japan: A Journey Into Myself With The Spirit of Japan

October 18th, 2017 By Paul Stewart
My Own Japan

As I walked around my quiet apartment in Kuwait of the Middle East, I picked up my broom usually used for sweeping up the ever-present dust of the desert city. But instead of sweeping, I removed the brush head and began automatically and rhythmically swinging the handle around like a sword. The movement, naturalness and presence in that silence, seemed to be my soul opening a view into a previously ... Read More