Faith: Tokyo

^Charts from japan-guide.com, I found them very interesting. We were constantly out and about exploring the city in Tokyo.  We also visited Osaka and Mt. Fuji during our 3-weeks in Japan.  I was always on the look-out for churches and I surprisingly didn’t find very…

Faith: Chiang Mai

It didn’t take me long to see the Buddhist influence in Chiang Mai.  Walk down any street and you’ll see at least 10 different statues, shrines, or even temples. As saturated the city was with the Buddhist faith, it is one of the religions that…

Faith: Dar es Salaam

Upon arriving in Dar es Salaam, I quickly began to notice the Islamic influences in the city. Then for our first full weekend, we made a trip to  Zanzibar, which is a semi-autonomous region of Tanzania, that is comprised of several small islands about 50-kilometers off…

Faith: Sitges, Spain

I didn’t find Sitges to be an overly religious community, though I did complete collect my data points in Sitges. I did a bit of research and found that while the majority of Catalonia is Catholic, the majority are non-practicing.  In addition to Catholicism there are other…

Faith: Mirano, Italy

So I’m sure you will not be surprised to hear, Italy is majority Christians and adheres to the Catholic faith. I mean come on, the headquarters of the Catholic faith is the  Vatican City in Rome, which we did visit during our month in Italy.…

Faith: Kyiv

Faith is pretty easy in Kyiv. Looking out the windows of the apartment you can see the beautiful gold domes of the cathedrals. Sitting on the balcony drinking my coffee in the mornings, I often heard singing from one of the cathedrals, though I was…

Faith: Amsterdam

In London, Faith was one of my harder topics to write, but in Amsterdam, I think it’s going to be one of the easiest. So here’s the thing about the Dutch, they are not a religious culture.  It didn’t take me long to realize the…

Faith: London

London was an interesting city for my faith research. We took weekend trips, so I didn’t get to really see Tottenham on a Sunday, though I did get to explore the Tottenham on my runs and I did explore a few other communities around London.…