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Archive for June, 2012

Japanese Dishes Posted by on Jun 25, 2012

Today I’m gonna give you insight into some of my favorite Japanese dishes 日本料理 (にほんりょうり) especially for the hot days of summer 夏 (なつ). Since summer 夏 is around the corner I prefer light and simple dishes which means in my case a lot of salad サラダ and fruits 果物 (くだもの). But since I need a…

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The Rainy Season Posted by on Jun 15, 2012

Lightning over Kagoshima

Well, it has finally happened. The 梅雨 (つゆ/rainy season) has begun! I grew up on the coast of カナダの東 (かなだのひがし/eastern Canada), so I have always been intimately familiar with 雨(あめ/rain), but it was only after I moved to 日本 (にほん/Japan) in 六月 (ろくがつ/June), that I finally understood what the term “rainy season” 梅雨really meant. Note…

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Harajuku 原宿 ♪ Posted by on Jun 12, 2012

Today’s blog entry will be about my favorite area 一番好きな地区 (いちばんすきなちく) in Tokyo 東京– Harajuku 原宿. It is located between Shibuya 渋谷 and Shinjuku 新宿 and has some interesting landmarks such as the Meiji Shrine 明治神宮 (めいじじんぐう) and the Yoyogi Park 代々木公園(よよぎこうえん). If you are ever in 東京 and you feel the urge to escape…

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