Traveling to Japan with iPhone 5 (AT&T)
-In Korea (Incheon), my carrier was olleh -Using the free Wi-Fi at Apple Store Shinsaibashi -For an area in Shinsaibashi, my carrier was NTT DOCOMO -My AirPort Express network (yeah, I know, generic name); carrier was SoftBank for most of the trip For my recent trip to Japan, I considered either renting an iPhone in Japan from SoftBank (I didn’t have an unlocked iPhone 5 or I...
Finding Miyamoto Musashi in Kumamoto
It’s interesting that in spite of how popular Miyamoto Musashi is in Japanese history, my travel to Kumamoto went a little harder than expected. Traveling to Yagyū, in comparison, seemed much easier. So, in order to make it easier for others who may make the trek to Kumamoto in search of Musashi’s landmarks, I decided to post this entry for you. Things to keep in mind are that...
Murakami Translator Philip Gabriel: New Novel will... →
murakamistuff: Exciting news: Haruki Murakami’s translator Philip Gabriel who has been working on the translation of the new novel Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimagefor quite some time now has said in an interview that he plans to finish his translation at the end of the year with a release date planned for an as of yet unknown date in 2014. As an equally exciting side note,...