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Posh Pooches in Japan

  Who knew that Japan would have the most fashion-forward of dogs?  I expected the dogs to be the small, toy breeds but I never dreamed I’d see such bejeweled and bedecked “inu” (that’s Japanese for dog). One day in … Continue reading

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Sakura!

In late March and early April, cherry blossoms (sakura) are bursting all over central Japan. You can’t miss them.  The pale pink buds stand out against leafless trees and green conifers. For the Japanese, the blossoms are one of the first … Continue reading

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