This article explores the “tactically heated” Japanese home. Also explains why it is so dang cold in the house and the office… http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/fl20120131zg.html?fb_ref=article_japantimes
OK. We did end up with a few things from the Nissin World Delicatessen. Chips, hot salsa, and REAL CHEESE quesadillas. Not the cheapest meal we have ever had, but it was the comfort food we were definitely in need of…
This past weekend, we went to the international super market Nissin World Delicatessen in Tokyo. It is centrally located to a lot of embassies (including the US) so it has all sorts of yummy imported foods from Italy, Russia, Greece, UK, Australia, Central America, and the US. We all know that grocery prices in Japan [...]
A dear friend and coworker from WPC passed away on Thursday, and though we cannot be at his service today, we are thinking about him and his family. Joe was the nicest, kindest, most easy-going man I have ever known. If only we were all just a little bit more like Joe, no one would [...]
Tokyo is known for electronics.. and Akihabara is the area to find ANYTHING computer-related. You can walk up and down the side streets and collect the pieces to build some crazy computers (if you knew what you were doing).
Before we found the slide we stumbled onto this… which was in the general vicinity of the slide.
My dad always exposed my sister and I to all sorts of animals growing up. From my first cat, Cheetara (Thundercats – Ho!) to the family iguana, Ga-Gee Ya (a reference to Baba Booey) we always had unique and cool animals to appreciate. I couldn’t wait to have a family of pets of my own. [...]
We have been working a lot lately, between the cold weather and not really knowing Japanese, we have been hesitant to go out and explore our surroundings. This past weekend, I wanted to get out of the house and see what the town had to offer. Up the “hill” I had heard about and seen [...]
Sad news. My new favorite meal at Joyfull has been discontinued. It was a limited time offer, and I only experienced it once.
We had noticed that restaurant websites listed the chef’s blood type, but never really thought about it too much. That is until Friday’s dinner when it came up in conversation… From JapanToday.com: “Many Japanese people believe that each blood type has a certain personality and affinity, so it is common for them to ask someone [...]