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Discussion Highlights: Altered History Historical Fantasy

Missed last week's discussion on altered history historical fantasy? No worries! Here's the highlights and a sneak peek at this week's discussion topic!


{DISCUSSION} Altered History Historical Fantasy

Can you honestly say history would be the same if magic had existed? I don't believe that. Come read why and share your thoughts on how magic would've altered history!

Days of Christmas, Guest Posts

The Tudor Twelve Days of Christmas

Christmas has been around for centuries. Let's take a peak back in time to see what the Tudors did to celebrate the Twelve Days of Christmas courtesy of Tony Riches!Read about the Tudors celebrations and leave your thoughts in the comments!


Hiroshima: WWII Memorials

Ohayo Gozaimasu! Hiroshima: WWII One of the most popular cities to visit outside of Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto is Hiroshima. It's not like the other cities where there are tons of otaku shops, clothing shops, or traditional Japanese culture. Even so, Hiroshima is rich with history. After all, it's a city that still shows remnants… Continue reading Hiroshima: WWII Memorials


Shoji Repair

Ohayo Gozaimasu! Shoji Repair There are so many wonderful options for exploring and experiencing the Japanese culture: festivals, food, clothing, holidays, shopping. Yet, one not so common option is repair of traditional Japanese houses. It seems that many Japanese people find little interest in preserving the past and traditions. As a result, it's quite common… Continue reading Shoji Repair


Himeji Castle

Ohayo Gozaimasu! Himeji Castle After having been in Himeji, Japan for over two weeks, I finally got a chance to visit, explore, and be amazed by the wonder that is Himeji castle. Hundreds of years of culture in one building. And it was nothing like visiting a European castle with the rooms full of furniture,… Continue reading Himeji Castle