Kyushu Article Contest Submission

We recently had the opportunity to visit Kurokawa Onsen Village, one of Kyushu’s gems beaming with an abundance of culture. With two other couples, we explored the wealth of Japan’s bath houses, unique foods and thrifty hostel bunk beds. While at the hostel, Kaya spotted a flier advertising the Kyushu Article Contest. After our wonderful…

I Turned Miso Soup Into Hummus and You Should Too

As much as I love Japanese cuisine, lets get real; there are many things that I miss. Hummus, which was a staple to our diet in the States, is impossible to find here in Japan. Thankfully, it is super easy to make. But, garbanzo beans (AKA chickpeas) are hard to find here at a decent…