Konnichiwa 2010! / by Deborah Clague

A new decade is here and my journal has been resurrected to document its epicness. But first, I must write about my adventures in the land of the rising sun. For the past few weeks I've been lost in translation, immersing myself in the sights, sounds and tastes of Japan. It would prove to be one of my favorite holidays...and not only because it introduced me to the awesomeness that is Gackt. Japan is, quite possibly, the most civilized, advanced nation on Earth. It was neat to have a brief glimpse into the future: