Ise Shrine is one of Japan’s three great Shinto shrines, Ise Jingu (Mie Prefecture), Atsuta Jingu (Nagoya), Meiji Jingu (Tokyo).
“The poet proposed that Nature, which he took to comprise among other elements, birds, streams, daffodils and sheep, was an indispensable corrective to the psychological damage inflicted by life in the city.” The Art of Travel, Alain De Botton (“The poet” is William Wordsworth) Even though life in the city is fun and fast [...]
Now that I’m back to working as a personal trainer and running coach, I’ve decided to share more of my running tips and adventures. Running in Tokyo has been awesome! It’s much easier than I anticipated to find running spots that are free from traffic and people. One of my favorite running spots is currently [...]
Ise Shrine Market in Mie Prefecture Japan “People often say that I’m curious about too many things at once…But can you really forbid a man from harbouring a desire to know and embrace everything which surrounds him?” -Alexander von Humboldt