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Making Gyudon at Home!

Oct 23, 2011 By Ray Proper

Live in a Japan for any longer than about a day and you will run smack into Yoshinoya, or some...[ Click to read more ]

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Japan’s Largest Freshwater Aquarium – Aquatotto Gifu

Oct 17, 2011 By Ray Proper

Water Eco Park is Japan’s largest freshwater aquarium. The aquarium is a part of the Kiso River Water Park in...[ Click to read more ]

Yakitori – Grilled Chicken on a Stick. It’s good!

Oct 07, 2011 By Ray Proper

Yakitori in a nutshell: kill chicken, put on stick, grill over fire, and eat. The world at large suffers a...[ Click to read more ]

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Autumn’s Treat – Matsutake Mushrooms

Sep 26, 2011 By Ray Proper

Just about everyone has seen these mushrooms in the supermarket; these are not the grown on top of a bottle...[ Click to read more ]

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Kanazawa Castle Park in Ishikawa Prefecture

Sep 13, 2011 By Ray Proper

Kanazawa Castle Kanazawa Castle is a large castle in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan that has been lovingly restored. Located adjacent...[ Click to read more ]

Utsumi Beach on the Chita Peninsula Near Nagoya

Aug 29, 2011 By Ray Proper

They say Utsumi Beach has the finest sand in the world, but probably only the Japanese say that. It is...[ Click to read more ]

Kiso Three Rivers Park in Ichinomiya City

Aug 10, 2011 By Ray Proper

Kiso Three Rivers Park in Ichinomiya was an old favorite of mine when I used to live in Konan City....[ Click to read more ]

Driving in Japan

Jun 20, 2011 By First Admin

Japan is a fantastically convenient country for public transport, and it is very possible to survive your whole life without...[ Click to read more ]

Grand Festival of Hanazono Shrine in Tokyo

May 26, 2011 By Ray Proper

Hanazono Jinja Shrine is located in the Shinjuku business district of Tokyo. Shinjuku is probably the most famous town name...[ Click to read more ]

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