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Daruma Japanese Tumbling Doll
Daruma—the tumbling dolls of Japan—bring good luck to your goals. Round in shape—and without arms or legs—a daruma tips over, rocks to-and-fro, nose-dives, snaps back and always lands upright—thereby providing assurance of determination and good fortune. Good Luck and Goals Japanese people typically purchase daruma around the turn of the […]

Gaining Good Luck with Daruma Dolls



20141227 Himeji Castle 07
Himeji City possesses one of the rare original castles in Japan. It is made of wood. You can tour all of the castle, including the recently reopened main tower. This castle is simply amazing and well worth your travel time. In addition to the castle, Himeji has a modern garden […]

Introducing… Himeji