Okay! I am back from the taking the Japanese Vegetable Sommelier exam. (If you are curious to learn more about… Read more Report from quest to become licensed Japanese “Vegetable Sommelier”
Last week, I visited Tsutaya, a chain bookstore in Japan that rents manga and DVD’s. I felt like I was… Read more Japanese DVD Rental Stores – Like Seeing a Living Fossil!
Started the day with a beautiful morning walk on the beach!! It rained last night. So the air felt fresh… Read more Grey Sky and Blue Water.
Since my brother and Kosuke left, all I have been doing is studying for my upcoming “Vegetable Sommelier” exam. This… Read more StudyingStudyingStudying (My past week in Japan)
One thing I always notice traveling around Japan are the distinct regional flavors of different cities and areas in Japan.… Read more Using an Ice Cube to Understand Regional Differences in Japan
Toast in Japan, you better watch out. You cannot escape me!
Trying the marbled masterpiece called “Kobe beef.”
YUM YUM snack time. I can resist all those bags of “Flamin’ Hot Cheetos” in the U.S. but give me a box of Pocky and…
Or… at least we bought all their mini Tabasco bottles!! These Tabasco hot pepper sauce bottles are part of my… Read more We bought out this Kaldi Coffee shop in Japan!!
As we travel from Tokyo to Kobe, snacks are a must have!! Happy belly, happy travels. Green Tea Popsicle with… Read more Japanese Snack Parade