Dishes of Rome


[ May 2017 ] We got up very early again, this time to go to Rome. This was the first time for me to arrive at Fiumicino Airport in Rome in 35 years, though we…

Ishigaki Island

Had a rest at a herb garden


[ Apr.2017 ] On the day when we took a taxi to tour around Ishigaki Island in Okinawa, Japan, we passed the lunch time without noticing, so instead of having a proper lunch, we had…

Ishigaki Island

Ishigaki beef, purple yam and Awamori


[ Apr.2017 ] The first dinner we had in Ishigaki Island in Okinawa, Japan was the steak of Ishigaki beef. In the past, I only knew Kobe beef and Matsusaka beef and a couple more,…


Colombian BBQ and their customs at the year end


[ Dec.2016 ] On the way back from Guatape where we went from Medellin in Colombia, our guide and driver took us to a BBQ restaurant. In Colombia, they grill big skewered meat by sticking…


First Coca tea in my life


[ Dec.2016 ] We drank Coca tea for the first time in our life on the hill of Monserrate in Bogota. Coca, as you know is the leaf which could be processed to cocaine. Monserrate…

Jerez de la Frontera

Sherry in Jerez


[ Nov.2016 ] Jerez de la Frontera in south Spain is famous for its sherry. Apparently, the word ‘sherry’ came from this town’s name. While the Arabs dominated this area, they called this town Sherish…


Lobsters in Rockport


[ Oct.2016 ] We had one day excursion from Boston, USA to Rockport which is about 64 km north east of Boston. We went to North Station in Boston by the subway from the station…


Visiting a sake brewery again


[ Sept.2016 ] Niigata in Japan is famous for its sake. You cannot leave here without visiting a sake brewery or two. We visited one in the past when we came here a few years…

Sado Island

Tasty foods from rich local foodstuffs


[ Aug.2016 ] This photo is a part of feast we had in our hotel in Sado Island in Japan. This time we stayed two nights in a hotel called Ryokan Urashima and on the…

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