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The Daitengu of Daisen, Hōkibō

Does the term “Tengu” mean anything to you? Although sometimes translated as “goblin,” “gargoyle,” or simply “demon”, this particular type of mythical creature conjures images of human-esque anatomy, attire of a… 888 more words

Mythology

Hanoi - Jul 19, 2014

I’m always fascinated by Wagashi!!! So cute!

p/s: i did IELTS exam this morning. Satisfy with what i did. Fighting!

Wagashi

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Wagashi “潮騒 (Sea Roar)” was served at the tea ceremony which was held near the ocean. I feel the see-through shallow seawater to deep seawater in this small sweet. 11 more words

Food

Saryouhousen Tea House (茶寮 宝泉堂)

Saryouhousen (茶寮宝泉) is a famous tea house found in Kyoto, brewing tea since 1907.

The business is run out of a traditional Japanese building, the wood and earthy elements in its surroundings and construction exudes a Buddhist zen feel.

Japanese Cuisine

Ice Corotto, Hot Ashiyu: Harmonies in a Tamatsukuri Treat

I’ve written about other Tamatsukuri Onsen sweets in the past, but today I’d like to introduce my favorite. It might seem more like a summery treat, but even in cold weather I usually treat myself to these. 872 more words

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