Miura

The tuna bowl and sightseeing boat in Misaki

[ Dec.2019 ] After enjoying Umanose Domon on the Jogashima Island in Miura City in Japan, we walked to Jogashima Lighthouse. There was a path above Umanose Domon and the view from there was picturesque,…

Kumamoto

Local dishes in Kumamoto

[ Dec.2019 ] On the evening of the day that we did excursion to the outskirts of Kumamoto City in Kyushu in Japan, we went to a Japanese-style bar/restaurant called “Goen” which was recommended by the…

Akita

The Last Place Was a Sake Brewery in Akita

[ May 2019 ] The last place we visited during our family holiday in Akita prefecture, Japan, was a sake brewery. It was called Suzuki Sake Brewery, which makes Japanese sake called “Hideyoshi“. We chose…

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…

Ibaraki

Cutting the hanging monkfish

On the second night of our short family trip to Ibaraki prefecture in Japan, we stayed in the Oarai Hotel facing the Oarai Beach. According to the website of this hotel, they have 12 different…

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 lunch time without noticing, so instead of having a proper lunch, we had a…

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,…