Once you’ve decided to explore Japan, how do you choose which major cities in Japan to see? The truth is, there is no one-size-fits-all answer; it really depends on the preferences of each individual traveler.
When feudal Japan re-opened to foreign relations after centuries of isolation in the 19th century, it had a lot technological catching up to do. Nagasaki was at the forefront of Japan’s rapid modernization.
Every year when summer rolls around, cold-served pasta appears on menus at many restaurants in Japan. Starting with standard tomato sauce, flavors range from bisque sauce to cod roe sauce and more. Normally, a hot and spicy dish would be my go-to when eating pasta.
Maybe when you hear “avocado toast” you roll your eyes at the trendy food fad. Or maybe you squeal with delight because you’re all about the avocado—perhaps you even have avocado pajamas, socks or Christmas tree ornaments found all over the Internet.
As you scroll down your favorite food blogger’s Instagram site, you may have seen colorful pictures of a bowl filled with delicious and nutritious fruit topped with chia seeds, drizzled with peanut butter.