My journey from a small former communist country will continue until I reach outer space!

Interviewed & Written by Isao Tokuhashi Edited by Jennifer A. Hoff Mail to:   Violeta Yurita (Romania) Mathematician/Educator The Rugby World Cup and the Olympics lure people from around the world into the capital of Japan. We’ve interviewed people from Five Continents and showed the world their perspectives on Tokyo. But until now, we hadn’t met people from this country – Romania. There are only 530 residents who came from this Eastern European country who are in Tokyo. Today we will introduce you to one of them. A reader of My Eyes Tokyo from Taiwan introduced us to Ms.

Happy Birthday to the countries!

Happy Birthday to Romania!

Bucharest, the capital and largest city of Romania. *Photo from Wikipedia May 10 is the Independence Day or King’s Day, celebrates Romania’s victorious independence war against the Ottoman Empire in 1877-1878, concluded with the recognition of Romania’s independence. Modern Romania was formed in 1859. The new state, officially named Romania since 1866, gained independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1877. At the end of World War I, Transylvania, Bukovina and Bessarabia united with the sovereign Kingdom of Romania. During World War II, Romania was an ally of Nazi Germany against the Soviet Union, fighting side by side with the Wehrmacht


Why do Japanese teens take so many selfies? – Tell me, Japanese people! Vol.4

Produced by Isao Tokuhashi Edited by Daniel Penso Mail to:   Meiji Jingu Shrine The Shinto shrine that is dedicated to the deified spirits of Emperor Meiji (明治天皇) and his wife, Empress Shoken (昭憲皇后). Founded on November 1, 1920. *Meiji Shrine. (n.d.). In Wikipedia. Retrieved June 6, 2016, from 日本語   Women from US and Israel Woman from New York: I’m Sheri from New York (*Shown at far left in the photo above) and both of them are Naomi from New York and Israel. We’ve been friends for many years. Naomi from Israel has been here several times