Tag: Martin Sheen

The Japanese Barber Shop

The Martin Sheen Haircut

They say that once you are able to talk to a barber and a cab driver in a foreign country, using a foreign language, you are now considered fluent. Of course until you reach that skill level you are considered a jackass (rough translation).  Generally, the service industry is the front line of any country…

My First Haircut at a Japanese Barber Shop

Sato Barber Shop in Nagoya Japan

The first barber I ever went to was around the corner from my old apartment near Nagoya Station.  It is a tightly packed neighborhood behind the Toyota Museum. There is a constant clickety-clack sound of trains running in the distance. I had not been in Japan that long as I walked down the small alley-like…