While staying in a ryokan in Kinosaki, I opted to pay for the traditional Japanese breakfast. Boy! Was I in for a shock! Read more about my experience and let me know if you've ever tried traditional Japanese breakfasts!
Japanese Food: Takoyaki
Now, takoyaki is an interesting dish of Japan and before you judge it, you need to try it! Read more about what takoyaki is and tell me if you've ever had it!
Japanese Food: Udon
Another Japanese food I fell in love with was udon! Read more about it and tell me if you've had udon!
Japanese Food: Noodles
Whether it be hot or cold, noodles are a popular part of Japanese food. Read more about Japanese noodles and leave a comment about your favorite.
Japanese Food: Mochi vs. Dango vs. Daifuku
Anyone else ever mixed up mochi, dango, and daifuku? Read more about the differences and leave me a comment on your thoughts of these desserts.
Geisha, Geiko, Maiko
Kyoto is still a very traditional city. As such, the geisha is still a common occuence, at least in the Gion district. And with this being such an integral part of Japaneae culture, I opted to partake in a guided walking tour(¥1000). For 100min I was led through Gion and saw the buildings that are… Continue reading Geisha, Geiko, Maiko
Japanese Food: Anko
Sugar isn't native to Japan, but the Japanese have been eating sweets for centuries. Read more about how they traditionally sweeten food and how it's still popular today.
Could I live in Japan?
For two months I lived in Japan. Now the real question is: could I live in Japan permanently? Read more about why I could and couldn't live in Japan.
Japanese Food: Croquant
I found a rather unique treat while walking around Harajuku. Read more about Japanese croquant.
Being a Minority
Traveling in Japan was the first time I was a minority. Read about my experience with being Caucasian in Japan.