Posts Tagged ‘ History ’

The History of Japanese Transportation

Jan 4th, 2009 | By | Category: History & Culture, Museums, Osaka, Tokyo and Vicinity

The evolution of the Japanese transportation system got off to a slow start due to the isolation that preceded the Meiji Period in Japan. The main means of transportation in order of use in Japan are the trains or railways, followed closely by the use of bicycles and lastly by automobiles. The image to the […]

Life Lessons from Japan

Nov 20th, 2008 | By | Category: Lifestyle

“Living in Japan has helped me to lead a more conscious life.”  I wrote that sentence in March of this year in an article titled Japan – Awe and Wonder – I had only been back in Japan for a little over a month after a ten plus year absence.  Living as a expatriate in […]

Welcome to The Nihon Sun

Oct 30th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Articles

No matter where you are, or what you think about Japan, one thing can be said with certainty – people are watching Japan – they want to understand it and they want to emulate the best it has to offer. Today it is fashionable to pick up sushi at a 7-11 in California, to read […]