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Discover Japan`s Strange Vegetables – Slimy, Bitter, Unique, Tasty…

When I order a meal in Japan, I am often surprised by a type of vegetable that is unfamiliar to my Western palate. Sometimes it’s a horrible surprise, but sometimes it can be surprisingly tasty! So what are these strange vegetables – what do they look like and how do they taste? Here is my…

A weekend at Azumino the land of wasabi farms and rivers, Nagano

A weekend trip to Azumino of Nagano prefecture is really a nice experience to stay away from the busy city and spend some hours leading a life mingling with nature, enjoying the beauty of mountain ranges surrounding there. Staying at a Ryokan, enjoying a bath at the hot springs and taste the delicious Japanese food.…

5 Treasures inside Nagano Prefecture

“The roof of Japan” that’s what people said. Located in central Japan, and surrounded by 3000 meters tall mountains, Nagano is not an ordinary place in Japan. So what else that make it beautiful? Not only because of many ski resorts that makes it special, but there are a lot of majestic things of Japan…