Travel to Hiroshima, Miyajima and Iwakuni

Happy New Year! I hope you had nice Christmas and new year holiday with your family. New year in Japan is like Christmas in Europe and America, so¬† many stores are closed and we generally spend the time with our family visiting our local shrine and temple after having Osechi ryori (we prepare special meal…

Winter holiday in Nagano

Happy belated new year!!! I hope all of you had a wonderful winter holiday! My shop generally opens 7 days a week, so I do now have any fixed holidays except the few days summer and winter holidays. New year season in Japan is like a christmas in the west, so many shops are closed…

Travel to Akita and Aomori

My shop is open for 7 days a week, so I do not have any fixed holidays at all apart from about 4 days summer and 1 week new year holidays. My shop is like an extension of my hobby, so that is why I still enjoy my work and I am happy to be…