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Yakushima Keeps Expat Busy as a Bee
Offbeat  (tags: Yakushima, bee, German, Kagoshima, UNESCO heritage, cedar forest, flyingfish, mountains, Alternative Lifestyle, tourists, honeybee )

- 2057 days ago -
Long-term residents of Japan might remember the name Rainer Kaminski. In 1985 he made the headlines as the first Westerner to become a taxi driver in Tokyo. What happened to him after that? Well, after six months as a cabby based in Setagaya Ward,
Preschool Training Takes Off
Offbeat  (tags: preschool, gym, training, Kagoshima, handstands, education, Yokomine Method, concern )

- 2158 days ago -
Chubby Haruku Takanabe was the last of his 14 classmates to master walking on his hands across the gym. But now he can stand on his head, turn cartwheels on one hand and vault over 110cm high box just like the rest of his fellow 5-year-olds.

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