Funa= a type of carp + zushi=vinegared rice. Dating back to 1619 from Shiga prefecture and Lake Biwa, the largest freshwater lake in Japan, this is supposedly the oldest form of narezushi (fermented sushi. Nare = become) in Japan. I’m no expert, but I found a shop that makes it in Shiga and decided to […]
I made it through the roughest part of the year. It was a bit expensive and not very good for my body, but it’s over. Now I can start preparing my mind and body for a life alone on the road without much money. Seeing my son is always fantastic. I hope he wins his […]
In December I kinda went wild and spent way too much money doing way too many things related to eating and drinking. I thought I’d take out the end of year in style — well, as much style as one can do for a couple grand. Yeah. I spent way too much on everyone and […]
An update on how things are going along with clips from different adventures. I’m heading to Thailand in February for a motorcycle trip. I’m gaining weight it seems. And I show how to slice open a fish (hokke) Halloween style. Happy Halloween!
I find a 24 hour big supermarket with CHEAP FOOD! And, I visit a real builders type home center with all kinds of fun things to look at. Join me as I do some window shopping.
The ritual of taking a bath in Japan comes with rules. Don’t forget to rinse after coming out of the sauna and entering the cold or else a Japanese might shout “showa showa” at you.
A VERY rare occasion when the family gets together and does something. I got a gym membership and one of the deals that came with the membership is that I can bring two family members with me for the next two weeks at no cost. So, we worked out together. After the gym we went […]