Okinawa – Here We Come!

I woke up a few nights ago to the distant sound of a bell ringing a deep, slow gong… gong… gong… ¬†The sound¬†echoed up the valley and into my ear drums, making its way to my brain. Slowly I opened my eyes and look around at my surroundings and realised, this is not my apartment…

What’s in a Tokyo home?

Did I mention that we live in a mansion in Tokyo? Now I know what you may be thinking — a mansion like Beverly Hills with big gardens and golden gates and swimming pools and marble floors? I wish! The short answer is NO. Such a thing does not exist in Japan! In Japan the…