I was just thinking about this sandwich I had last year back in April, the first time I went to visit my fiance’s parents in Japan. I’d never had this mild, slightly salty, pickled mustard green before. If you’ve never had (or heard of, like me) takana-zuke [高菜漬け], do yourself a favor and try to … Read more
Reiko and I visit her family in Tokyo for the first time. We went during cherry blossom season and it was really incredible. In this episode: We visit an old street in Kawagoe Her parents take us to a vegan onsen (traditional hot spring bath) We visit Reiko’s friend Mina and walk along the Meguro … Read more
Reiko and I took a trip to Okinawa to see an aquarium she’s always wanted to visit! They’ve got a couple whale sharks, a bunch of mantas, half a dozen dolphins, turtles, manatees, just tons of sea life. We also explored some beaches nearby, and visited a native Okinawa museum/historical village.