Hey, Let's take a walk back to Kyoto! When you Google about what to eat in Kyoto, kaiseki (Japanese haute cuisine) would be one of the to eat list, together with tofu, yuba, yudofu, shojin ryori, and kyo-wagashi. I had no idea about Japanese haute cuisine, before our trip, but after doing some research, I decided… Continue reading #sakuraberry2017: Kyoto Kaiseki Teramachi Yoshikura
Yay! Another market day! We were on our #slowtravel campaign (attempt), so our target at Tsukiji Market was just sightseeing, eat sushi, and shop if there is anything interesting. No, not for the tuna auction, just for eating super delicious tuna. I have set my expectations high. Tsujiki is biggest wholesale fish and seafood market… Continue reading #sakuraberry2017: Tsukiji Market
Yay! Miyajima Island! It was Sunday, and the island was packed with domestic tourists. My expectations was just to see a very hot island with a great tori gate. It was hot, really hot. But, it turns out that there are so many layers of Miyajima Island that we didn’t know, despite the fact that… Continue reading #sakuraberry2017: Miyajima Island
I love this place! Miyajima street food (Omotesando Street) was a very pleasant surprise for me. I did not read about it during my blog walking days, and yet, it is a street full of yummy food! At first, I was a bit sad, when we arrive it was too hot to walk around. I… Continue reading #sakuraberry2017: Miyajima Street Food!
I am a girl who loves markets! They give you a reflection of the real local life, what they eat, how they spend their daily life. I find it very interesting. I also love to try the local food, and this is the place where you can experience all that. Osaka is home to one… Continue reading #sakuraberry2017: Kuromon Ichiba Market in Osaka
The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park (Hiroshima Heiwa Kinen Kōen) is located in the center of Hiroshima city. It s built as a reminder of Hiroshima as the first city in the world to suffer a nuclear attack, and to the memories of the bomb's victims. The park was planned and designed by the Japanese Architect… Continue reading #sakuraberry2017: Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
Harajuku is about crepes, cosplayers, trendy fashion, and many students in uniforms. It’s the place where you go to unlease your inner quirkiness. However, there were not so many cosplayers when we were there. I did notice people wearing seriously cool boots, and clothes. Harajuku refers to the area around Harajuku Station and Omotesando, which… Continue reading #sakuraberry2017: Harajuku Day!
When in Hiroshima, get some Hiroshima style okonomiyaki! One of the recommended places to try okonomiyaki is the food theme park Okonomi-mura (means ‘okomiyaki village’) in Shintenchi district. It consists of 3 floors (2nd to 4th floor) with a total of 25 okonomiyaki restaurants to choose from. Each restaurant has their own style and set… Continue reading #sakuraberry2017: Okonomi-mura Hiroshima Style Okonomiyaki
We are finally back from our trip from Japan, and ready to share some takeaway notes with you! We spent 13 days in Japan, covering several cities from Osaka, Kyoto, Hiroshima, Yokohama and Tokyo. Japanese Bento! These treasure boxes are one of a kind, single-portion takeout meals which is very in Japan. You can easily… Continue reading #sakuraberry2017: Japanese Bento