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Enjoy Strawberry Picking in Okayama

strawberry picking in okayama

Hi, it's Mr. Wada back on duty. Do you like fruits? (who doesn't?) This time, I would like to share our strawberry picking experience in Okayama. Strawberry Picking in Okayama: Nomaru Farm Here we come. It was rather late for its season but berries were ripe and sweet still. Available between mid-December to early

62-Step Staircase with Hinamatsuri Dolls at Bizen Katakami Hinameguri


Hi there, it's Mr. Wada on duty. I would like to share the most beautiful Hinamatsuri event I've ever seen. It's called Bizen Katakami Hinameguri in Okayama Prefecture.   About Hinamatsuri Hinamatsuri is a Girls' Day on the 3rd of March, where families display Hina-ningyo (dolls) to wish for well-being for girls.   Bizen Katakami Hinameguri This

Becoming Early Birds for Okayama Kyobashi Morning Market

okayama kyobashi morning market

Hi there, it's Mr. Wadas back on duty. I am going to take you to Okayama Kyobashi morning market this time. Okayama Kyobashi Morning Market It is a monthly morning market in Okayama City where more than 100 stores stand with local fresh vegetables, fruits, seafood, baked goods, drinks, etc. Organized by

Bike Trail at Kibi Plain

Bike Trail at Kibi Plain

Hi there. It's Mr. Wada back on duty. I would like to share our day trip during the new year holiday. We had quite a ride through the Kibi plain. About Kibi Plain It is a 20km-bike trail that goes along with historical places in Okayama City and Soja City. We followed this

Find Thrift Shops in Japan: Be eco-friendly, Save up wisely

getting recycle stuff in Japan

I'm gonna pop some tags-....oh, hi there! It's Mr. Wada back on duty. It seems that many visitors at our blog are interested in the post that features second-hand stores, so I will share a way to get recycled stuff at thrift shops in Japan this time. About Thrift Shops in Japan Almost

Super Easy Rice Cooker Recipe: Roast Beef

Hello people. It's Mr. Wada back on duty. Christmas is right on the corner. Do you have ideas already what food to prepare? I have a suggestion for your Christmas dinner, that is, 'roast' beef'! I used a rice cooker to cook it instead of an oven. So, you could try

Caty: Morning Buffet in Kurashiki City

morning buffet in kurashiki

Hi there. It's Mr. Wada BEFORE my duty. A day begins with breakfast. Ren and I usually have toasts (ketchup and cheese on top) plus yogurt, etc. But you know, sometimes we want somewhere to kick-off the day differently. After searching a bit, we found this morning buffet in Kurashiki City

Autumn Leaf Spot in Soja City: Hofukuji Temple

Autumn Leaves in Soja

Hi there, it's Mr. Wada back on duty. When leaves turn red, big cities like Kyoto get busy, but you know what, we can still enjoy autumn leaves anywhere. Let me show you one of the autumn leaf spots in Soja City, Okayama Prefecture this time. Autumn Leaf Spots in Soja

Oujigadake, Kojima/Tamano: The smiley stone face

Photo of the day: Oujigatake, Tamano City

One weekend, Mr. Wada and I wanted to have some adventure. While searching for sightseeing spots nearby, I found an interesting picture of rock formations in Kojima. The place is called Oujigadake/Oujigatake (王子が岳). It's situated in between Kurashiki City and Tamano City. 王子 (ouji) means prince and 岳 (take) means peak. It's a bit

How to Make Instant Bread in 20 Minutes

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Hello, it's Mr. Wada on duty. Do you have an experience that you find out you are running out of bread in the morning and feel so doomed? I do and I just did. BUT don't panic people. There is a way out. We can make instant bread in 20 MINUTES with