The art of stillness, Japanese wilderness, and Claude Monet

It all started with a TED idea, or, to be precise, with its title – “The art of stillness in the Japanese wilderness” – it was the first time I Continue Reading

Paris can wait or Three monkeys, kangaroo and many goldfish

August is the hottest and the most humid month in Japan. No surprise that most foreigners try to escape wherever they can, preferably to a more human-friendly climate zone. If Continue Reading

Paris for one, Little Tokyo and a search of (im)perfection

“You don’t ever do something just because it makes you feel good? <…> Mademoiselle, you need to spend more time in Paris.” (Jojo Moyes, “Paris for One”) Twelve hours on Continue Reading