“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”

But I Don’t Even Speak the Language

As someone who has traveled to Japan a couple of times, I admit that the thought of getting around Japan without knowing the language was pretty intimidating. I found it was easier than I feared (even when my Japanese-fluent niece wasn’t with me). Even so, I love the signs Iwate Prefecture has come up with.

Take a look.