Daily Archives: 12/23/2011

Chanko-nabe

Even after 11 years (and what I think is my 10th trip to Japan, I have to check), there is always something new to discover. This time Uta-chan introduced us (me?) to Chanko-nabe, the food of the sumo wrestlers. It … Continue reading

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Tokyo Sky Tree boat cruise (with TV crew)

Behold the Tokyo Sky Tree, which “is currently the tallest tower in the world. It is taller than Canton Tower (600 m (1,969 ft)); the tallest structure on an island, taller than Taipei 101; and the second tallest structure in … Continue reading

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Funny how time flies …

Among many other things, we went to Asakusa today. And I realized that it had been now 11 years nearly to the day, that Ritsu brought me there for the first time 11 years ago. On my first ever trip … Continue reading

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Okonomiyaki & Monjayaki with Uta-chan

Like every year, we try to meet up with our friend Utako. This time we met in Asakusa to have some okonomiyaki (which we had last about a year ago in Kyoto) and for the first time I got to … Continue reading

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