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Comments Off on A Short Trip to Yamaguchi #1

A Short Trip to Yamaguchi #1

Hi, I’m Danny. I went for a drive to Yamaguchi the other day.The purpose of visiting Yamaguchi was to eat fugu (blowfish). I’m not familiar with fugu because I grew up in Shinshu, the area surrounded by mountains. Now that I’m older, I don’t feel like eating something new… Wait. Have I ever eaten fugu […]

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Let’s eat freshly-fried tempura!

Hi, I’m Danny. The cold weather has been continuing these days. Is it because of a cold wave? It’s surprising that we got a few inches of snow in Hiroshima. It’s cold, but winter is the best season for oysters♪ I went out to eat tempura of oysters, which is available only during winter! The […]

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Comments Off on Hattendo Factory Tour #2

Hattendo Factory Tour #2

I participated in a bread making workshop in the afternoon. There are 2 types of workshops. A A quick and easy bread making course that takes around 15 minutes. You don’t need to make a reservation in advance. 500 yen per person. B A bread making course where you can make your original cream bun. […]

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Hattendo Factory Tour #1

Hi, I’m Danny. I know it’s quite sudden, but do you know Hattendo? I happened to know Hattendo when I lived in Kanto region. I bought a cream bun of Hattendo casually at a station building on my way home from work. It was very delicious, and I’ve become a big fan of Hattendo since […]

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Visiting Izumo Taisha #2

We came back to the inn and had breakfast. We checked out of the inn and headed for Izumo Taisha again. We visited “Kitajima Kokusokan” this time. By the way, you can go to Kitajima Kokusokan easily from Izumo Taisha. Senge family and Kitajima family had taken over rituals of Izumo Taisha for a long […]

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Shopping in central Hiroshima

Hello There! My name is Andy. I’ll be posting here on the Evergreen Hostel blog for the next couple weeks. I hope to provide some helpful tips for anyone traveling to Hiroshima, as well as some insight on traveling in Japan. For this post, I’m going to start simple with talking about some good spots […]

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Preparing matcha by myself

Hi, I’m Danny. It’s getting colder these days. Hot drinks keep you warm this time of year. I went to a café to drink matcha green tea on a cool rainy Sunday♪ The name of the café is Hachidori-sha. There is a kotatsu (a low table with an electric heater installed underneath and covered by […]

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Himeji Castle (A World Heritage Site)

It’s perfect time to see autumn leaves in the mountains. They are turning red and yellow now. It’s a bit strange to see autumn leaves although the streets of the town are in full Christmas mode(lol). Many leaf peeping places have been reported in the media these days. But today, I’d like to talk about Himeji […]

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Comments Off on Let’s eat a parfait at a nice cafe

Let’s eat a parfait at a nice cafe

Hi, I’m Danny. I have a sweet tooth as I told you in the other story, “Let’s go for a drive to Miyoshi.” I eat anything including cakes, cookies, chocolates and more! I can’t resist sweet things that looks delicious. Today, I’d like to introduce a cafe where I wanted to go for a long […]