Feeding our veggie bellies in Japan
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During our visit to Japan, there were instances when the food was so exceptional that we nearly considered moving there. How could a steaming bowl of miso broth, with a generous helping of noodles paired with thinly sliced greens, cabbage, … Read More

10 tips from our ten days in Japan
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Until we visited the island nation of Japan, I could barely imagine the idea of a perfect world. Most of what we had heard and read of Japan seemed too good to be true, but it all fell into place … Read More

Chasing magical sakura in Japan
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I spent a good part of March’18 keeping tabs on the state of the weather in Japan. Planning to visit Japan during spring, when plenty of other travelers flock to see the cherry blossom (sakura) blooms, involved calculated guesswork. Unwilling … Read More