All About Japan

Helen Alma Langford

Helen Alma Langford

All About Helen Alma Langford
Originally from small-town Ontario, Canada, Helen now calls Kamakura home. She keeps busy with writing, editing, innkeeping, and caring for two small humans.
Japan through the Eyes of the First Tourists

Japan through the Eyes of the First Tourists

Enrich your travel experience by adding travelogues from the Meiji and Taisho eras to your reading list.

Englishwoman, Buddhist Priest, Country Mom

Englishwoman, Buddhist Priest, Country Mom

Victoria Yoshimura went from English teacher to Buddhist priest at a rural Kyushu temple, with many adventures on the way

Make Your Own Japanese Fruit Sandwiches

Make Your Own Japanese Fruit Sandwiches

A café staple for years, the fruit sandwich (furutsu sando) is back in the news, as new gourmet versions have caught the attention of sweet lovers. Here's a primer on making your own at home.

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