Monthly Archives: May 2016

Day-trip Onsen

There’s no better way to relax on weekends than to spend the day in the onsen (hot springs). So-called “day-trip” or “daytime-use” onsen (higaeri onsen日帰り温泉 ) is a much cheaper alternative than overnight-stay onsen, though the latter has its own … Continue reading

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A Little Guilt Trip

One big problem I have with Hanya Yanagihara’s A Little Life is that it made me into a voyeur. I was a voyeur as I avidly read about the lifestyles of the rich and famous characters in the book as … Continue reading

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