Rustic Bread at Bakery PRIME (Kurashiki City)

nice sliced bread

Hi there. It’s Mr. Wada back on duty. I would like to introduce a nice bakery PRIME in Kurashiki City, Okayama Prefecture.

Rustic Bread at Bakery PRIME (Kurashiki City)

Main stream of bread in Japan is soft & fluffy. However, there are alternatives and this is totally worth a try especially for those who love hard & crunchy rustic bread like me. Bakery PRIME is in Kurashiki City, to be specific near Aeon Mall Kurashiki (a 10-minute walk). We have seen this place on TV and wanted to stop by sometime.


We grabbed some bread at its eat-in space (couldn’t wait ’til we get home!)


Slices of mascobado which actually means brown sugar from the Philippines, were also awesome. A gap between outside (crunchy) and inside (fluffy) is very much enjoyable. Ingredients seem quality as well (according to what a sign says). This must add up to taste as well. Loved this nuts & dry-fruit bread on the right as well. Crunchiness of bread and nuts make perfect harmony.


OK, let’s call it a day.




887-2 Mizue, Kurashiki City, Okayama

Business Hours 9:30 – 19:00
Closed: Mondays, 2nd and 3rd Tuesdays
Contact 086‐454‐8880



How do you find it? We kinda felt it was such a discovery which doesn’t occur much. We surely will go back sometime.

See you around!

Kurashiki Owl’s Forest

kurashiki owls forest

Hello world! It’s Mr. Wada back on duty. I would like to introduce Kurashiki Owl Forest this time.

Kurashiki Owl’s Forest

What do you think of owls? Big body with rounded eyes, or a cute birdy from Harry Potter? Well, I hadn’t seen one with my own eyes until this day. Let’s see what I found. It is located in Kurashiki Bikan Chiku (Bikan Historical Quarter).

Kurashiki Bikan Chiku (Bikan Historical Quarter)



It is at the second floor of a souvenir store


An employee sprayed (sanitizer) our hands and told us how to pet them and the DON’Ts .


This is the owl that Ron Weasley owned in the Harry Potter films.


Pet like this. Do not touch their lower body as instructed.


Some are still not accustomed to be touched (they got a “Beginner. Please don’t touch” sign).


He’s OK to have on your hand. Ask staff for assistance.


Harry Potter’s owl!


Staring at me…


I figured that birds are hard to read their mind. Some of them looked very upset (sensed by their facial expression) but actually they wouldn’t mind being petted. Hmm. We just gotta try and see if they are really OK. It’s just a little tough especially for big ones. They are quite intimidating…


OK, let’s call it a day.



Name Kurashiki Owl’s Forest (倉敷フクロウの森)

1-1-7 Chūō, Kurashiki-shi, Okayama-ken

Business Hours Weekdays 10:00 – 17:30
Weekends 9:30 – 17:30
Admission Adult 680 yen (Jr. high school student and above)
Child 480 yen (free for under 4 years old)
Contact 086-423-0515



How do you find it? It was our first time to see real owls. Quite interesting, I’d say. Please try and share your thoughts with us!

See you around!

A cute squirrel