‘Read’ a pasta dish
Japan

‘Read’ a pasta dish

Miranda

Talking with a Japanese friend of mine, Koji, who is a wine and food expert, I learned that there is an Italian dish called Napolitan in Japan, which I did not know that existed.

Visiting an exhibition of Ukiyo-e
Japan

Visiting an exhibition of Ukiyo-e

Miranda

This is my friend, Bangly’s posting. [May, 2013] A lot of people in Italy know the artist Katsushika Hokusai and his works, for example “the wave” or “36 views of mount Fuji”. They are on…

Eat Italian food in Tokyo
Japan

Eat Italian food in Tokyo

Miranda

This is my friend, Bangly's posting. [May, 2013] Usually when I travel I like to be totally absorbed in local customs, so I eat only local foods because foods are one of the forms of…

The Meijijingu
Japan

The Meijijingu

Miranda

This is my friend, Bangly’s posting. [May, 2013] In this photo you can see Meiji shrine, one of the most important and typical tourist destination in Tokyo. It is always full of foreign tourists but…

Meditate in a Zen garden
Japan

Meditate in a Zen garden

Miranda

This is my friend, Bangly’s posting. [April, 2013] During my stay in Kansai area I had the opportunity to visit the temple Ryoan-ji in Kyoto, which has one of the most important Zen gardens in…

Excursion to Nara
Japan

Excursion to Nara

Miranda

This is my friend, Bangly’s posting. [April, 2013] During my stay in Osaka we decided to go to Nara for one day. Nara was the first capital of Japan. It took us almost one hour…

Sakè in Japan
Japan

Sakè in Japan

Miranda

This is my friend, Bangly’s posting. [April, 2013] In Italy the word sakè indicates a particular alcoholic drink typical from Japan, but the reality is not exatcly like that. In fact, in Japan the word…

Relaxed in a Jazz bar in Kobe
Japan

Relaxed in a Jazz bar in Kobe

Miranda

This is my friend, Bangly’s posting. [April, 2013] Our friend Okazawa-san accompanied us in Kobe city. It is only half an hour by train from Osaka. Kobe is a city near the mountain and the…

People in Osaka
Japan

People in Osaka

Miranda

This is my friend, Bangly’s posting [April, 2013] I don’t have enough experience to evaluate the different characters of Japanese people depending on where they are from, but soon after I went out of the…

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