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A to Wa of Japan: Week 5

A to Wa of Japan: Week 5

It’s time for A to Wa of Japan again! Last week’s post was about things beginning with う (u) and we looked at ume (梅), udon (うどん) and Ujikintoki (宇治金時). This week we are looking at things beginning with え (e). I’d like to thank everyone who joined in with suggestions: Jay Dee suggested the Edo-Tokyo Museum (江戸東京博物館), Edo … Continue reading

Weekly Shiritori #9

Weekly Shiritori #9

Last week’s post was about Shibuya (しぶや / 渋谷), so this week I need to start with や (ya). I had a couple of suggestions for topics this week, so a big thank goes to IMissJapan, who suggested “yakisoba”, and Brian, who suggested “yakusoku”. Both were great ideas, but I confess I had my heart set … Continue reading

Enoshima

Still on April 19th, I moved on from Hase-dera and made my way to Enoshima. Enoshima is a tiny island which is only about 4km in circumference, and it’s not far away from Kamakura. In order to get to Enoshima, I had to take the Enoden train from Hase Station (right near Hase-dera) in Kamakura … Continue reading