Dennis A. Amith

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The One about Arashiyama Bamboo Forest in Kyoto

One of many beautiful locations to visit in Kyoto is the Arashiyama Bamboo Grove which is 10 minutes away from Saga Arashiyma Station (the JR Sagano Line). Definitely recommended for people who have time to explore (especially since the Tenryu-ji Temple and Iwatayama Monkey Park is not far from this location). If you have a lot of time and are ready to walk (A LOT!), you can explore the area which is full of culture […]

The One about Denis Villeneuve’s “Incendies”

“Incendies” is one of those films that stays in your head for quite awhile. Powerful, moving, shocking… I have to admit that it gave me that “WOW!” feeling that a film such as “The Shawshank Redemption” gave be back in 1994, unpredictable climax and a shocking ending to make you feel that you just watched one hell of a masterpiece! Make no doubt about it, this is probably one of the most disturbing family tragedy […]

The One about Nagoya Station

Since 1886, Nagoya Station has been in operation. One of the world’s largest train stations that was bombed during World War II and then rebuilt to now feature two JR Central Towers (and happens to be the headquarters of the Central Japan Railway Company – JR Central), it’s one of the locations to visit ala Tokaido Shinkansen from Tokyo or coming south from the Kansai region. The JR Central Towers (Nagoya’s Twin Towers) were completed […]

The One about Rosetta Stone’s Premium Edition with Live Tutoring

[NOTE: I am using Rosetta Stone Premium Edition with Live Tutoring for Learning Japanese] Trying out the Rosetta Stone’s Premium Edition with Live Tutoring. I figured why not give it a try with Japanese (note: despite minoring in Japanese in college, I took many steps back as I learned other foreign languages and I don’t use it as regularly) and it would be a good way for me to refresh and also review the product. […]

The One about the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 True360 Multiroom Speaker

From Danish consumer electronics company, Bang & Olufsen (B&O) comes their Beoplay M5 Wireless Over-Ear Headphones. I absolutely love the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay Wireless H4 headphones and wanting 360 sound in my home office, I couldn’t wait to try out the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 True360 Multiroom Speaker. Designed by award-winning Danish industrial designer Cecilie Manz, the top portion is crafted from pearl blasted aluminum. Press it and it turns the speaker on/off. […]