On a secluded hill overlooking the western coast of Onna Village, away from the hustle and bustle of the fancy hotels and beach resorts, I started my journey to learn meditation and attempt to reach a bit of Zen.
Have you heard of Japan’s furikake? In Japanese, furikake means "to sprinkle over." Furikake are seasonings of various dried ingredients such as egg, seaweed, or sesame, made to top a bowl of plain white rice.
The famous Land of the Rising Sun is known for so many things, it’s hard to even mention them all: culture, history, pop culture, manga, anime, cosplay, sights, architecture...the list could go on and on.