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Uchiko Heritage Village

Shikoku (四国, literally “Four Provinces”) is the smallest of Japan’s four main islands, and also the least populated. As such, it is an ideal area to explore by car, taking advantage of the country’s superb road infrastructure.  264 more words


A very satisfying birthday 

So we started off the weekend on a very tasty note. If you have never ever been to Uchiko, or even if you have, you NEED to go to Uchiko’s Social Hour. 96 more words


Uchiko and Ozu, Ehime Prefecture, Shikoku

In March, we went on a spring break trip to Shikoku, and the towns of Uchiko and Ozu in Ehime were one of my favourite parts of that trip! 576 more words

February Update

Life has been so great and fun lately! I thought I’d give an update for a little peek into busy life here on campus with school, soccer, and my social life. 359 more words


Shikoku Sutaato!

After a great dinner with some JET friends in Bungo-ono (Oita prefecture), it was at last time to get the show on the road, as it were, and head to the ferry wharf to finally leave the relative safety of Kyushu and venture into the unknown. 1,108 more words

Shikoku pilgrimage Day 15 - 19

Day 15 – 7 October

The next morning I woke and decided to give my bike a much needed clean.  I wasn’t in a massive hurry again as I’d arranged another Warmshowers.org host for that evening. 1,480 more words

Cycle Touring

There’s A New Top Chef In Austin

Chefs from all over Austin competed for the title of “Citywide 86’d” champion. Ben Schwartz of Uchiko was declared the winner of the annual event, which had four finalists battling in a culinary ‘Hunger Games’ series of challenges for the ultimate prize package! 133 more words