Local tips for enjoying Sanuki udon in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture.
Train, transit, ryokan, minshuku food, and translation tips for getting around in rural Japan to more off-beat and interesting places!
Photo essay covering Gujo-Hachiman in Gifu Prefecture, including the food, canals, river life, odori, ryokan culture, and traditional textiles and homes.
A photo essay of fish markets, shrines, village life legacies, and contemporary gems around Yahiko, Niigata, Japan.
A photo essay of Yahiko in Niigata Prefecture, rural Japan. Includes Shinto shrines, Japanese sweets, temples, forests, and sunsets.
Reflection at its best after physical work, in a natural setting, with great food.
What’s it like working on an organic farm for a week? 10 things I learned about how tough and rewarding it is.