Category: Everyday Life

Torii without a Shrine

  Near my house, there’s a small park on the coast with a lone torii.     I wonder why it’s there, alone, without a shrine. I mean, sometimes it can happen, places where there used to be a shrine, but it disappeared, not its...

Oshima-ya, Wakame Udon Restaurant in Takamatsu

Today, I’m going to tell you about what is my favorite udon restaurant in Takamatsu and just one of my favorite restaurants in town overall. It’s called Oshima-ya and their specialty is wakame udon! And by wakame udon, I do not mean regular udon with...

Octopus Traps on Ogijima

    If you’ve wondered how to catch octopus, it’s pretty simple actually. See, they love to hide in narrow holes in the rocks underwater. So fishermen, lay those traps on the sea floor, they wait for a little while, and then after you pull...