Get off the beaten path and explore the things that set Toyama prefecture apart that cannot be experienced elsewhere in Japan.
by We love outdoor learning. We are all born with an innate curiosity and therefore learning comes naturally. It even comes more easily to all of us when we are enjoying it. I even dare say that we learn best when we are having fun while doing it. Just remember that subject in school you […]
by I have always hated winter. There, I said it. Yes, I know “hate” is a strong word, but unfortunately, it is how I generally feel about this particular season. I was born in Arkansas and moved to St. Louis with my family at age 10, and I’m not sure if it was primarily the […]
by Every country I have ever lived in rolls out a smorgasbord of winter, Christmas and New Year themed books for children. There are always the reprints of the classics but I am constantly amazed by all the new books, stories and the beautiful illustrations. For this post I created a gallery of books from […]
by Winter Holidays in Russia or The Lucky Russians We Russians are quite proud of our winter holiday celebrations: the duration and scale of them is definitely impressive – the more the merrier! In general the winter holidays are the most fun and the longest. People go skiing, sledding in parks and forests, skating on […]