Travel

Moganshan – In Search of A Room of One’s Own

It’s hard to remember the last time I found solitude – the kind of solitude…

A New Stage

Ever since ROSEN was created, I have always used deadstock fabrics found in the local…

Sirens’ Song

The train whisks us past Osaka. It’s the end of autumn. Beautiful green foliage is…

In Which I Grappled with Japan’s Dark History

It was seven in the morning when I decided to head south of my Airbnb…

Shadows of Kyoto

The rooms at the Waranjiya are about nine feet square, the size of a comfortable…

A Visit to Kyoto

I sat by the window typing these words, accompanied by the gentle roar of the…