Writer: Sherilyn Siy

For Sherilyn Siy, Asia is home. Born in Hong Kong, Sherilyn grew up in the Philippines, worked for a while in Xiamen, China, and now lives in Japan. She speaks English, Filipino, Chinese (or putonghua), and Hokkien, her family's local dialect. As a certified foodie, Japan is a haven. Her favorite Japanese comfort food is a steaming bowl of ramen (which she once had twice in a day!). She loves the Japanese philosophy of mottainai, and gets very excited learning about the many ways it’s applied in the latest technology and daily life. She blogs at BecomingSherilyn at WordPress.


A Peace Studies Tour of Nagasaki

The Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, the Nagasaki National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, and the Peace Park were born out of the collective yearning to communicate what it’s like to live through a nuclear explosion so that hopefully, these horrific experience will never be repeated. Sakue Shimohira, who survived the bombing of Nagasaki, said, “I think the basic idea of peace is to have some understanding of others’ pain.” It is in this spirit that we started our journey at the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum.

Popular Posts

Related Posts