Tasty Treats Found In Kyoto

As my stay in Kyoto was quite brief, I tried to savour anything I found interesting. There was so much to choose from, my senses were bombarded! Mochi Mochi is Japanese rice cake made of mochigome, a short-grain japonica glutinous rice, and sometimes other ingredients such as water, sugar, and cornstarch. The rice is pounded… Continue reading Tasty Treats Found In Kyoto

Time For Transformation

Photo Courtesy of LoveThisPic The past few months I have been doing what I always wanted to do before adulthood. 1) working out daily 2) drawing daily, as I have always enjoyed arts 3) studying Korean, Japanese and brushing up on my French. The past twenty years of my life have been about doing things… Continue reading Time For Transformation

Liebster Award Nomination By Blogs By J

The Liebster Award nominations are a wonderful way to get to know new and current bloggers. It’s a quick glimpse of how everyone is doing and to be sharing some positivity! Thank you, BlogsByJ for nominating me! Please check out this blog for inspiration! Rules: Thank the person that nominated you and put a link… Continue reading Liebster Award Nomination By Blogs By J

Nishiki Market Experiences Before Covid-19

If you ever visited Kyoto, the Nishiki Market would be an exciting place of interest for visitors. The high ceilings of this market gave a feeling of spaciousness, even though the market itself was a bit narrow. It could become quite busy, as locals would come here to purchase authentic, locally-made delicacies. One of the… Continue reading Nishiki Market Experiences Before Covid-19

My Visit To Nijo-jo Castle

History Nijo Castle was built as the Kyoto residence of the Tokugawa shōguns. The Tokugawa shogunate used Edo as the capital city, but Kyoto continued to be the home of the Imperial Court. Kyoto Imperial Palace is located north-east of Nijō Castle.— Wikipedia Tokugawa Ieyasu (徳川家康, January 31, 1543 – June 1, 1616) was one of the first unifiers of Japan. Feudal Japan was split… Continue reading My Visit To Nijo-jo Castle

Reblog Feature: Money Saving Tips In The Kitchen

A friend of mine once said to know how to save money in the kitchen is key to a comfortable and successful life. I tend to believe her, the kitchen is the center of every household around the world and how you work in the kitchen and spend money in it will determine your household… Continue reading Reblog Feature: Money Saving Tips In The Kitchen

Sunshine Award Nomination By James A. Best -Author

Amidst this chaos of times, this Sunshine Award Nomination came at the right time. Thank you James for this! Here’s the link to his nomination. The Sunshine Blogger Award is given to bloggers who inspire positiveness and creativity in the blogging community. The Rules Are : 1. Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide… Continue reading Sunshine Award Nomination By James A. Best -Author

Narita’s Anime Deck

If you are into Japanese anime, you should visit Narita International Airport’s Anime Deck! As I was rushing to board my plane for home, I quickly went to the Level 2 Central Building, at Terminal 2. There was a large mural of some popular Japanese anime on one side of the wall and shops on… Continue reading Narita’s Anime Deck

Universal Studios Japan (Part 2)

After spending a significant amount of time at the Harry Potter part of Universal Studios, it was time to explore the rest of it. There were so many parts of the park and so little time! I had arrived right at opening time for the day to make sure I could see as much as… Continue reading Universal Studios Japan (Part 2)

Inokashira Park Zoo

The Inokashira Park Zoo in Mitaka was a spontaneous side trip from the Ghibli Museum. Only adults needed to pay for admission as children were free. Many families with young children were running about and having picnics. There was a guinea pig petting zoo too! There were a few very interesting life lessons in this… Continue reading Inokashira Park Zoo