Asakusa Guide: Kaminarimon, Nakamise, Hozomon, Sensoji

My cousin came to visit me in Japan in the fall, and only now am I finally getting around to looking at the pictures I took. We went to a lot of places, but I think one of my favorites was a place I hadn’t been to in a long time… Asakusa. Actually, my last time I was in Asakusa was in 2012, almost 5 years ago! Things were more […]

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Make Your Own Okonomiyaki in Asakusa, Tokyo

If you are familiar with Japanese foods, when you think of okonomiyaki, you may think of Kansai (Osaka in particular). You’d be right in thinking this… However, in recent times, okonomiyaki can be found everywhere! In fact, did you know that there are multiple styles of it? When I make okonomiyaki at home, I always make it Hiroshima-style because that way is my favorite. Hiroshima-style includes yakisoba noodles as a […]

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