Back to the West

Living Zen: my spiritual adventure at the Joman-ji temple in Shikoku

One of the main interests I had before leaving was to have experience in a Zen monastery. I have...

Oct 30 · 15 min read >

My experience at Mickey House, Tokyo’s most famous Language Exchange Café

One of the cornerstones of my slow travel through Asia is to live as much as possible immersed in...

Oct 7 · 7 min read >

Made in Japan pt. 2: the Tokyoites

Tokyoite is not the last generation swear word, but it is the term used to define the inhabitants of...

Sep 11 · 7 min read >

Made in Japan pt. 1: Tokyo life

It is now a month that I live in Tokyo, the time has come to share with you my...

Sep 10 · 10 min read >

Back to the West: a spiritual journey

In Florence, we often say: “If they aren’t fools, we don’t want them”. In other words, if they are...

Journey to the West by Wu Cheng’en

It was back in 1590 that one of the four pillars of Chinese literature was published, the Xīyóu Jì...

Aug 14 · 17 min read >