Tag: Japan

  • Open Source Summit Japan 2019

    Open Source Summit Japan 2019

    Last week, I volunteered at Open Source Summit Japan for the first time. I enjoyed learning from other open source community members as an attendee and volunteer.

  • Sakura in Tokyo, 2018

    Sakura in Tokyo, 2018

    Some photos from this year’s (great) cherry blossom season.

  • WordCamp Kyoto 2017 Photos

    WordCamp Kyoto 2017 Photos

    Photos and thoughts on WordCamp Kyoto 2017 (June 24-25).

  • A Day in Ueno Zoo & Children’s Library

    A Day in Ueno Zoo & Children’s Library

    It was a sunny Saturday yesterday and we went to the Zoo & the International Museum of Children’s Literature in the Ueno Park area.At the Zoo, Lisa and her friend Hayato enjoyed a monorail ride as well as watching elephants and monkeys. We had lunch at Park Side Cafe, then walked to The International Library…

  • Kamakura, May 2017

    Kamakura, May 2017

    We took a day trip to Kamakura, which is a town in Kanagawa prefecture 1-hour train ride away from Tokyo Station. First, we arrived at Kamakura Station around 11:10 and had lunch before it gets crowded. ROOFTOPS near the station was a hit (though you need to be prepared to get really messy!). Then, we strolled Komachi…

  • WordCamp Europe 2016 Slides & Photos

    WordCamp Europe 2016 Slides & Photos

    Last Friday, I presented a talk about the Japanese WordPress community at WordCamp Europe 2016 in Vienna. The Stories From the Japanese WordPress Community from Naoko Takano The video will be published on WordPress.tv at some point. Meanwhile, here are some points for those who had missed it: Japanese is the most widely used non-English…