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March 11, 2020

Sweet potato ice cream was a pleasant surprise while walking around Kagoshima. It was tucked to the side of a mall, and seemed to be popular among the locals.

On the way there with the hotel shuttle.

And then to sushi afterwards at Ichibashokudo Jonan .

Fresh fish.

The onl...

February 26, 2020

In this post I'll elaborate more about the hotel I had stayed in: Sun Royal Hotel.

It's a bit farther away from the  main train station and malls than other hotels in Kagoshima, but it provides with an excellent view of the volcano (which I later learned was active at t...

February 24, 2020

The first restaurant we tried as we arrived in Kagoshima was Kawakyu as Kagoshima is known for its kurobuta (black pork).

Kawakyu serves a variety of dishes that center around donkatsu, and although it is more mainly known for its roast katsu type I went for a katsu-don...

February 21, 2020

I had been given the opportunity to go to Kagoshima with a dear and lovely friend of mine, and although I was not a stranger to trips to Japan, it had been exciting and a delight nonetheless because of the company and sights.

One must always check out Lawson when possib...

November 29, 2017

I try anything new given the chance- usually I get more hits than misses. Which is the case for the Shizuoka cola:

You can find this guy in most of the Japanese markets.

And last week I found out that I still remember how to fold a crane:


November 27, 2017

If anyone's a fan of Gudetama (ぐでたま) you should go to any of the Californian "Curry House"- there's a special Gudetama meal set going on until January for fans... or even or non-fans who just want a nice meal set.

It's around $30 for dessert, soup, salad, meal, drink, a...

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