Monthly Archives: August 2013

Hot Sunday

Since Ritsu is out for the weekend with Utako in Hakkone, I am trying to get Julius out into the steaming heat as much as possible. First off was the playground again where we had set up a playdate with … Continue reading

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FPM / Maki Nomiya & Okonomiyaki with Patrick

Like every time I am here I am trying to hook up with Patrick again and he came across a fun event in time for us to get 2 of the few tickets that were sold online for a mini … Continue reading

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New playground buddy

We found a play buddy for Julius on the playground today! A 7 year old girl who lives in the neighborhood and who speaks English! Julius was impressed by her unicycle skills, but did not dare to try himself.

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All you can eat Yakiniku

We have passed this BBQ place many many times and were always enthralled by the grilled meat aroma surrounding this place, they have a big banner advertising their ‘cheap’ all-you-can-eat options starting at 25$. Finally we got around to try … Continue reading

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Sengawa street festival

Fresh off the train from our trip to Koya (will blog about that later, too many photos to wade through) we went to a street festival which had lots of nibble food (but lines accordingly) a performance space (instead of … Continue reading

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Two nights in the mountains

Probably for the first time we left Julius with Obachan and Ojichan an went to Mt. Kōya. Getting there involves 2 trains to Tokyo station, there hopping on a Shinkansen to Shin-Osaka, and then 3 / 4 more trains to reach … Continue reading

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