Japan in Spain and The Sydney Dispatch Travel Blog on Medium

At the Roman Bridge in Salamanca, Spain giving a tour to my Japanese friend Haruna-san. While visiting my daughter in Salamanca, Spain last year, I noticed Japanese influence everywhere. I’m back in Salamanca after five months in South America and three weeks in Ireland, and upon arrival had the good fortune to give Haruna Takagi … Continue reading Japan in Spain and The Sydney Dispatch Travel Blog on Medium

勿体無い Mottainai! As Supply Shortages Loom, Look to Traditional Japan and Thrive by Living With Less

The non-profit organization Mottainai Japan’s motto is, “In the spirit of mottainai, we continually give back to society,” The policy of selfishly wasting your enemies’ petroleum to keep up an alienated consumer lifestyle to profit global capital is over. Getting back to nature is in, and looking to Japan’s culture of Mottainai shows the way!