To Japan with Love
A Travel Guide for the Connoisseur
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|Format: ||Paperback, 278 pages|
|Other Information: ||Illustrated|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 November 2009|
From crawling through Buddha's nose at Todaiji Temple to finding peace in Hiroshima, discover the secrets of savvy expatriates, seasoned travelers, and inspired locals. To Japan With Love takes readers along on an eclectic range of experiences, including horseback riding on a Wild West ranch, surfing coastal waters, and snowshoeing a tranquil mountain landscape. Readers will learn how to dine on potentially deadly fugu, properly wear a kimono, and shop the country's discount and second-hand shops. With its unique insights into dining, shopping, sightseeing, and culture, this guidebook was created for the passionate traveler.
About the Author
With her lifelong love of Japan, its people, and its culture, Celeste Heiter believes that she may have been Japanese in a previous incarnation. Inspired by a lifelong dream to visit the Great Buddha at Kamakura, she moved to Tokyo in 1988, where she spent two years teaching English conversation. Celeste now makes her home in California s beautiful Napa Valley, with the most treasured souvenir of her life in Japan: her son Will. She is the author of Vignettes of Japan, Ganbatte Means Go For It, The Sushi Book, and Five Seven Five. She writes about her adventures in Asian food and film on her blog, Chopstick Cinema."
Global Directions/Things Asian Press|
21.39 x 14.07 x 1.73 centimeters (0.50 kg)|
15+ years |