Traveling in Japan was the first time I was a minority. Read about my experience with being Caucasian in Japan.
Oh man! Japan has so much delicious food, but what I miss the most is onigiri! Read more about the dozens of varieties of onigiri.
I visited Okayama while in Japan. Read more about Japanese castles and gardens.
I ate bento while I was in Japan. Read more about why I was so excited for that.
I visited the island of Miyajima while in Japan. Read more about the floating torii and friendly deer.
Japanese animal crackers are hilarious! Read more about why I find them so funny.
I traveled to Hiroshima while in Japan! Read about castles, gardens, and food!"
Itadakimasu! Chikuwa I've seen some interesting foods while I've been in Japan and then there's chikuwa. It's so alien to me that I don't even have anything to compare it to in the United States. (Probably because we don't have anything even remotely similar.) Yet, this little food is quite common here, but what is… Continue reading Japanese Food: Chikuwa
Ohayo Gozaimasu! Hiroshima: WWII One of the most popular cities to visit outside of Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto is Hiroshima. It's not like the other cities where there are tons of otaku shops, clothing shops, or traditional Japanese culture. Even so, Hiroshima is rich with history. After all, it's a city that still shows remnants… Continue reading Hiroshima: WWII Memorials
Itadakimasu! Tamagoyaki Mm! Tamagoyaki has become my new favorite food in Japan and I so totally, completely wish I could make it back home in the US... but we don't have tamagoyaki pans. 😦 It's so sad! I might just have to buy one while I'm in Japan so I can make this back home… Continue reading Japanese Food: Tamagoyaki