Posts Tagged With: Tokyo

CHRISTMAS Are The Japanese Christians?

No, but clever businessmen – and great copyists … JUST LOOK AT THIS PHOTO, I just got from my friend Hans and his Japanese wife Yoko: Tokyo, exploding in christmas decorations. My god, the Shopping Mall close to the Ginza looking like the „Christkindlmarkt“ in Nuremberg! Everything is artificial, no tree had to die for … Continue reading »

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The Art Of Fumiko & Hiroshi

Bonsai and pottery on the highest level ,,, MY FRIEND HANS, whom an unexpected and unjustified stroke of fate (because he didn’t cause it by doing anything wrong) shackles to his bed forever, told me the following story from his second fatherland Japan (his wife Yoko is Japanese and he has written most valuable books … Continue reading »

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TRAVELS How Long Took It 100 Years Ago?

Much longer! No, sometimes the distance was shorter … THAT’S AN INTERESTING MAP, published in autumn of 2015 by the London newspaper „Daily Mail“. It looks a bit confusing at the first glance since the colors cover the world map a bit. But at the second glance it’s easy to compare your experiences with those, … Continue reading »

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FOOD A Story Of Glory … (No. 49)

Meet Jiro Ono, the Grandmaster of Sushi with three Michelin Stars Jiro Ono, born not long after World War I, is a sushi chef who runs a restaurant inside a Tokyo subway station, called „Sukiyabashi Jiro“. One of the secret being the producer of the best Sushi in the world is his knowledge of rice—his … Continue reading »

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LUGGAGE LABELS Collectors Corner … (No. 11)

An architect created a famous hotel – and its luggage labelWhen the „Imperial“ in Tokyo burned down in 1919, the famous US architekt Frank Lloyd Wright was commissioned to build a new hotel. He choose the „Maya Revival Style“ and constructed it so clever, that it has survived even earthquakes of a magnitude of 8,3. … Continue reading »

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