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  1. The gardens around usRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Point Reyes Light

    It is a great satisfaction to me to review and recommend Julie Monson's new book, "Gardening on California's Coast." A former president of the Inverness Garden Club, a Master Gardener and a longtime columnist, Julie has befriended and mentored many gardeners like me who have appreciated her focus on our Mediterranean climate, her close attention to the particular needs of our coastal gardens, her scrupulous research and her lucid writing style.


  2. Japan National Tourism Organization Announces Japan Week's Return...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Japan National Tourism Organization announces the 6th annual Japan Week, which will take place in Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Terminal from March 8-10, 2017. The exhibit, open to the public, showcases Japan as the ultimate travel destination while celebrating a unique fusion of traditional and modern Japanese culture, with the country's high-tech futuristic products, local delicacies, and more.


  3. Under-appreciated Kanamaru has spotlight-worthy skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Kosuke Kanamaru doesn't receive as much media attention as elite Japanese stars in other pro sports leagues in his native country. That doesn't mean, however, that the SeaHorses Mikawa superstar doesn't deserve fanfare and recognition by the sporting press.


  4. The Show About to Invade Your InstagramRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    Washington's Hirshhorn Museum has corralled six Infinity Mirror Room installations by Yayoi Kusama as part of a terrific retrospective generating insane buzz before it even opens. Spring has come early to Washington, D.C., and not just in the form of an unseasonably warm February that has driven bougie SoulCycle fiends to plunder neighborhood wine shops of their rosA stock.


  5. In case you missed them: a year of responses to Community stories, part 1Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    The following is the first in a series of selections of unpublished letters about Community stories from the year just passed. Arudou Debito gives a fair assessment of the good, the bad and impeded progress regarding human rights issues in Japan in his most recent Just Be Cause column .


  6. 7 street food spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | TwinCities

    The popularity of street fare from around the world only continues to grow, if the number of street-food restaurants popping up around the Twin Cities is any indication. For PinKU Japanese Street Food owners Xiaoteng Huang and John Sugimura, who is also the chef, opening their restaurant late last year was a way to answer diners' calls for healthy, casual, unique fare.


  7. Kyoto Prefectural LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Japan Visitor Blog

    Kyoto Prefectural Library has over 1 million volumes including books, journals, maps, magazines and newspapers. There are also books in English and other languages.


  8. Bird Hostel KyotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Japan Visitor Blog

    Bird Hostel is new budget accommodation just round the corner from Marutamachi subway station on Marutamachi Dori in Kyoto. Bird Hoste, which opened at the end of 2016, offers a variety of rooms including a large 32-bed mixed dormitory, a smaller female dormitory, a family room with private bath and double rooms with private or shared bathrooms.


  9. SpiceRoads Presents Once-a-Month Tour in KyushuRead the original story

    Monday Feb 20 |

    Bangkok, Thailand, February 20, 2017 -- -- SpiceRoads Cycle Tours is excited to announce a new 6-day/5-night tour in Japan: " Kyushu Onsen to Onsen ." A fantastic ride from Fukuoka to the Kunisaki Peninsula, this tour features plenty of onsens, rugged volcanic scenery, and cultural sites spanning hundreds of years of Japanese history.


  10. Wa Experience KafuRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Japan Visitor Blog

    Located in a converted machiya traditional town house just south of the Okazaki museum district in central Kyoto, Wa Experience Kafu offers a variety of cultural experiences for both visitors and longer-term residents of Kyoto. Studying something as part of your trip to Japan is becoming an increasingly popular part of visitors' itineraries.


  11. Marutamachi Station Kyoto SubwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Japan Visitor Blog

    Marutamachi is located at the south west corner of the Imperial Palace and close to Daimaru Villa , Sugawarain Tenmangu Shrine , Go'o Shrine and St. Agnes Church . The Kyoto Heian Hotel , Kyoto Garden Palace Hotel and The Palace Side Hotel are all excellent places to stay in Kyoto to the north on Karasuma Dori.


  12. Mikuni Stadium highlights J. League agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Japan Times

    The J. League understands this and has encouraged its domestic professional clubs and local administrations to build better, more attractive venues. Last year, Suita City Football Stadium, widely known as Suita Stadium, opened as the new home for the J1's Gamba Osaka and the magnificence of the 40,000-seat stadium, which was built at a much cheaper cost than other new Japanese stadiums in recent years, had a big impact for the league's stadium construction boom moving forward.


  13. Laguna Art Museum opens spring exhibitionsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Art Daily

    On February 19, 2017, Laguna Art Museum opens three new exhibitions: From Wendt to Thiebaud: Recent Gifts for the Permanent Collection; The Golden Decade: Photography at the California School of Fine Arts, 1945-55; and Stanton Macdonald-Wright: The Haiga Portfolio. The exhibitions close May 29, 2017.


  14. Bristol students host 2nd international plant sciences workshopRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | PressReleasePoint

    The workshop, 'Innovations in plant science to feed a changing world', was organised by students from Kyoto University, Universitat Heidelberg and the University of Bristol. Delegates from each university, and the University of Zurich, were joined at the three-day workshop by senior academics and keynote speaker Professor Keith Lindsey, Durham University.


  15. Airbnb Enters the Hotel BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | MSN Living

    Imagine booking your next Airbnb stay-with an entire town as your host. That's the idea behind Yoshino Cedar House , the home-sharing site's first-ever guesthouse, set along a river 65 miles south of Kyoto in rural Yoshino, a town surrounded by the cedar forests of Japan' s Nara prefecture.


  16. A new spin on electronicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: The extremely thin, electrically conducting layer between the materials lanthanum-aluminate and strontium-titanate transports spin-information from the point of injection to a detector. view more Modern computer technology is based on the transport of electric charge in semiconductors.


  17. Higashiyama Yu Onsen KyotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Japan Visitor Blog

    Posters of Marilyn Monroe and The Beatles peel from the walls of the changing room, smoking seems de rigeur, as is a post bath beer or two. Time slows as you travel back to an earlier, lost, never to be seen again Japan.


  18. Trump shocks Japan's American expats into actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | The Japan Times

    Wall of dissent: Americans and their supporters attend a march in Tokyo organized by the Alliance for an Inclusive America on Sunday 'to show support to those affected by the recent Muslim ban and other Trump administration actions impinging on the human rights of members of our shared global community.' Nearly a month has passed since a new administration moved into the White House.


  19. In remote corner of Japan, overnight stay delivers mystery and magicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 |

    For nearly two decades, I have eagerly collected Japanese tea and sake sets, woodblock prints, and geisha figurines. They delight me with their elegant and distinct design, with depictions of intricately shaped maple trees and dazzling silk kimonos and the I-know-something-you-don't-know gaze of the women wearing them.


  20. Four faculty awarded Mandel Center grantsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Brandeis' News

    The Mandel Center for the Humanities has awarded four members of the Brandeis faculty with Mandel Faculty Grants in the Humanities . Each of these $10,000 grants, supported by a generous gift from the Mandel Foundation, supports a member of the Brandeis faculty working in the humanities or humanistic social sciences.