I know, The Cherry Mint Festival sounds like a new flavor at Baskin Robbins Ice Cream, but in this case it is an amazing festival here in Osaka, Japan held along the waterfront.  The reason Cherry is in the name is obvious, but the “Mint” comes because one of the attractions along the way is…

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If you look around the internet, it won’t take you long to find images of Cherry Blossoms popping out all over Japan.  Each photo is more beautiful than the last one, and believe me, being surrounded by the Sakura touches something deep within my soul.  Maybe it is a past life thing.  What has caught…

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