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Revelation: cooking rice with bamboo charcoal

By On May 20, 2012

Last month, on a 16-day trip to Japan, I happened to be in Kyoto on the 21st, the day every month a huge — and hugely popular — flea market is held… Read More


#CatTravels: It rains in Tokyo

By On April 22, 2012

Two full days in Kyoto wasn’t enough time to explore what the city has to offer. But I had more sights to see, places to visit and food to eat — and that… Read More


#CatTravels: Arriving in Kyoto

By On April 20, 2012

The last time I visited Kyoto was 11 years ago — and I traveled here alone. Just a duffel bag and a passport and that’s it. Not much has changed a decade… Read More


#FindingFukuoka: Must-sees in Japan

By On March 28, 2012

I’ve been to Japan twice and, despite staying there for a combined three weeks, I still haven’t seen the vast majority of what the country has to offer. Not even close. There… Read More