Trip to Numazu Part 1 – Coelacanth Museum

Trip to Numazu Part 1 – Coelacanth Museum This past weekend I took a trip to Numazu, which is a city placed at the Western side of the Izu Peninsula of the Shizuoka prefecture. Located just two hours by train from Tokyo, Numazu is a convenient place to visit for pleasure and gourmet. And that is exactly what I went […]

By | April 17th, 2018|exhibition, trip|

Honolulu Marathon 2017

Honolulu Marathon 2017 In December last year I went on a trip to Honolulu to run the Honolulu marathon. This marks my 7th full marathon. I finished the race in over 5 hours, which was my personal worst. Near the halfway point there was heavy rainfall which was pretty bad. Though the rainbow afterwards was quite stunning. The temperature wasn’t […]

By | February 10th, 2018|trip|

Cycling on the Shimanami Kaido

Cycling on the Shimanami Kaido The day after the rabbit island, I went on a full day cycling tour of the Shimanami Kaido. The Shimanami Kaido is a long path that goes across the Setouchi ocean, between Hiroshima and Shikoku. It features beautiful scenery, a bunch of bridges, and an excellent experience. From Onomichi(where I stayed and started) to Imabari […]

By | September 29th, 2017|trip|

Trip to Rabbit Island (Ohkuno-jima)

Trip to Rabbit Island (Ohkuno-jima) This past weekend I took a trip to Ohkuno-jima, which is an island that is a part of Hiroshima Prefecture. It is commonly known as the bunny island, since the island is inhabited with a lot of rabbits. A LOT of them. And it is the cutest thing ever. The only way to get to […]

By | September 27th, 2017|trip|

Trip to San Francisco

Trip to San Francisco This past Golden Week I took a 1-week trip to the US – San Francisco, Austin TX, and Chicago. The last time I visited San Francisco was about four years ago on a business trip and back then I didn’t have much time to look around. But this time I solely went for pleasure, and that […]

By | May 13th, 2017|trip|

Trip to Hong Kong Day 2 & 3

Trip to Hong Kong Day 2 & 3 From day 2 my friend who lives in Hong Kong gave me a private tour. In the morning he took me to this breakfast place popular among locals. It was so popular that we had to stand in line and wait for 15 minutes to get a seat. The main food was […]

By | March 31st, 2017|trip|

Trip to Hong Kong Day 1

Trip to Hong Kong Day 1 Last week I went on a quick three day trip to Hong Kong. This is day 1. I stayed at an area called Wanchai on the Hong Kong Island. It was about 5 minutes subway ride from the Hong Kong station. My friend described the area as a recently developed, hip, bad boy area. […]

By | March 25th, 2017|trip|

Trip to Lausanne Day 4 : Geneva

Trip to Lausanne Part 4 : Geneva This post concludes my trip to Switzerland. I took the train from Lausanne to Geneva on the morning of the last day, since I it was only about 2 hours West of Lausanne. Both cities are adjacent to the lake, so the train ride was right along the scenery that I had been admiring […]

By | December 11th, 2016|trip|

Trip to Lausanne Day 3 : The Lausanne Marathon

Trip to Lausanne Part 3 : The Lausanne Marathon Day 3, when I ran the Lausanne Marathon. This was my 6th full marathon, and I finished with a time of 4 hours and 50 minutes. My personal slowest ever, but I have a more than good enough reason: I was marveled at the scenery all the way; I stopped very […]

By | November 23rd, 2016|trip|

Trip to Lausanne Day 2 : Zermatt and Vevey

Trip to Lausanne Part 2 : Zermatt and Vevey On the second day I took a train to Zermatt, a town in the Swiss Alps about 3 hours east of Lausanne. The view from the train going east. The orange of farms and vineyards in foliage cover the scenery. After a while I started to see the mountains of the […]

By | November 19th, 2016|trip|
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