• 100yenItemsHalloween1
    100 Yen Shop Items

    Little Decorations

    Oct. 16, 2017 Look at the jack-o’-lantern wall‐hanging. I bought it at a 100 yen shop some years ago, and I’ve been using it every year during the Halloween season. Speaking of decoration, I have [...]
  • Shigarakiyaki
    QUIZ

    Quiz in October

    Q. Which is true about the raccoon dogs in the picture? ①It is believed that if you have one, you can make many friends. ②It is believed that if you have one, you can succeed in business.   [...]
  • Tomoegozen
    October

     Jidai Matsuri

     Jidai Matsuri (Festival of the Ages) is known as one of the three main festivals of the city of Kyoto, together with Gion Matsuri and Aoi Matsuri. It is held by Heian Shrine from October [...]

FOOD&DRINK

the croquette (Moriya Shoten)
FOOD&DRINK

Moriya Shoten (Kobe)

Moriya Shoten (Hon-Kobe-Niku Moriya Shoten) is a famous butcher shop in Kobe Motomachi. They have Kobe Beef that is one of the three highest quality Japanese beef brands. The shop is famous for its croquette […]

Kumo-shita Coffee 1-2
FOOD&DRINK

Alpha Foods & Drink

Alpha Foods & Drink is located near Nijo Castle in Kyoto. It has a stylish and relaxing atmosphere, and it is a great place to take a rest after a long walk in the castle. […]

the combo meal including the lois cutlet dish
FOOD&DRINK

Misokatsu Yabaton

When I went to JR Nagoya Station, I took a stroll in an underground shopping center Esca, because it is located close to the station. In Esca, there are tons of Nagoya food restaurants. Nagoya […]

LIFE IN JAPAN

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LIFE IN JAPAN

Today’s Shopping / At a Michi-no-Eki

Oct. 8, 2017 I bought a bag of rice at the michi-no-eki (a roadside rest area for drivers where you can find the local products) in Katata, Shiga. I’m very happy!

tonkatsu
LIFE IN JAPAN

Today’s Lunch / Tonkatsu Wako

Oct. 4, 2017 Today I had lunch at Tonkatsu Wako (a tonkatsu pork cutlet restaurant chain) in the underground shopping center, Zest Oike in Kyoto. It was crispy.

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