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Why Asahi Super Dry Tastes Better at 3000 Meters

It’s been three weeks since I last blogged. To update my dear readers (apparently I have a few – or had, at least, before I became a slacker), here’s a rundown on those three weeks: Had a BBQ (charred steak in the pouring rain at midnight tastes pretty good after a number of beers) Attended … Continue reading

Enjoying Festival Food (A Warning Against Drinking Beer Before Lunch)

This weekend was Hyakumangoku Matsuri, one of the largest and best known of Ishikawa’s yearly festivals. It celebrates this region’s heritage as the richest of the feudal domains during the Tokugawa period with floating lanterns, dancing in the streets and a parade of marching children, acrobatic firemen and historical figures on horseback.       The parade … Continue reading

Enjoying the Apples of Aomori… in Spring?

I’ve been off work since last week, and my fiancé and I have been traveling in Aomori Prefecture for the past few days. I have to confess that, although for me food is always a big part of vacations, the thought of this blog has driven me to sample even more edibles than usual. After … Continue reading

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