Such an intelligent advocate for Asian-Americanness, contrasted with the first Google image search recommendation.
Don’t know what to think of this, but felt like I had to reblog
An interesting shot from Dequindre Cut of Lafayette Towers before the Cut became a greenway bike path, by Corine Vermeulen (2007).
lafayette park detroit
Distant, far away.
While it is true that fruits are overpriced in Japan, this American tourist clearly misunderstands why Japanese fruits are priced the way they are (see this video to see why a Japanese melon costs $60+ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8RJPImFWVS8).
I wonder if this type of travel, or even this type of cultural misunderstanding, is inevitable given how easy it is to travel in the world today. That is probably too broad of a question- but this type of basic ignorance seems to characterize so much of cross-cultural interaction.