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Hi. I’m Homa Pourasgari, the author of The American Outsider. In this blog, you will find some of the scenes that I write about in The American Outsider. I will continue adding various posts about Japan and the U.S. I hope that you will enjoy them.

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This blog is a special addition. There are lots of photos and footage of all the interesting things you can do at a large temple such as Sensoji. Also, this is where Tessa and Toshiro get closer and Toshiro finds out how important dolphins are in Tessa’s life. Read more…

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Happy Holidays from Los Angeles to Japan. Christmas comes as early as November in Japan. Read more...

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This is the entrance to Meiji Shrine in Tokyo. I was here with my tour guide, Mari. There was an adjacent park where I saw a traditional Japanese wedding. And from there we headed to Shinjuku Gyoen where Tessa runs into Toshiro for the second time. Read more...

On her second day in Tokyo, Tessa is writing to Bruna about how much she loves vegetarian Okonomiyaki—a savory Japanese pancake. Here is a local restaurant in Asakusa where patrons sit on the floor and make Okonomiyaki. Read more...

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