Sintra and vicinity

The Cake in Sintra

[ Feb.2019 ] On the second day in Lisbon in Portugal, we had a private tour to Sintra, which we had booked before coming to the country. Sintra is about 30km northwest of Lisbon and…

Tenerife

Simple Lunch on the Seashore of Anaga

[ Dec.2018 ] Anaga Natural Park in Tenerife, in Spain, is as large as 14,419 hectares. There are over 120 kinds of endemic plants and animals there, apparently. The jugged mountains are the centre of…

Japan

Japanese Green tea

Standard Method for making Japanese Green tea. Put tea leaves in the teapot. Pour hot water into the teapot over tea leaves. Soak a while, then pour th tea out into teacups. Please don’t leave…

Niigata

Salmon in Murakami

[ Sept.2018 ] Murakami city in the Niigata prefecture in Japan is not huge, with a population of only about 60,000 people, but there are many famous products. One of them is salmon. We visited…

Niigata

The Beef and Sake in Murakami

[ Sept.2018 ] We visited Murakami City in the Niigata prefecture with our friends who live in Niigata city. On the day, it was raining hard in Kanto, where we started, and we wanted to take…

Georgia

Delicious Chicken Tabaka

[ July, 2018 ] On the fourth day of our summer holiday in Georgia, we stayed for one night in Kutaisi, the third largest city in this country. From Gori to Kutaisi, it took about…

Tbilisi

Iveria Hotel and Lunch

[ July, 2018 ] We came back to Tbilisi from Mtskheta, the ancient city of Georgia. On the way, Ana, our guide, pointed out one building from the car, saying “That is the most luxurious…