Tag Archive: kyushu

Good Eats in Kumamoto: Horse, Lotus Root, and More!

My trip to Kyushu this winter gave me the opportunity to sample some of the local delicacies—and wow, were they delicious! A couple of my favorite eating/drinking experiences were definitely in Kumamoto. Kumamoto… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday #27: The Original Kirin, Nagasaki

I spotted this statue when I was at Glover Garden in Nagasaki. According to the brochure, it was the model for the picture of the Kirin used on the logo for Thomas Blake… Continue reading

Fugu: The Fearsome Fish

Most of you have probably heard of fugu, or blowfish, a Japanese delicacy famed for its deadly potential. Parts of the blowfish are poisonous, and if prepared incorrectly, it’s possible to die after… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday #25: Hello from Kyushu!

I’m currently in the midst of an amazing trip through Kyushu and Kyoto—I’ll have lots of great stuff to share with you when I get back! For now, here’s a shot of me… Continue reading