The other day, Clement from France, experienced different kinds of selling at the local Japanese market. He sold such things as seaweeds, Japanese style doughnuts, and local fish (from the local fish shop). Clement along with Rob(janitor) had the experience of washing dishes at the free miso stand. (This was one experience he particularly seems […]
Matsuri in Inatori Area (Every Mid-July, across all of Izu-Inatori). Thanks to Yamada-san from Taira Farm! The Other house resident Yuehao rocking the Inatori mikoshi. Other members enjoying the cool dragon costumes with the local “bad-ass”.lol
Mini trial tour in Izu-Inatori/Naramoto. Activities Tatami factory tour/ Mini tatami workshop 400 year old house “古民家 kominka” visit Nagashi-somen Kaya Temple Supported by HigashiIzu Town Municipal Office and in collaboration with Higashiizu Chamber of Commerce. Thanks to 1Designlab for the the participation in this workshop, and Zapatilla Viajera for the video!
Hanging Hina dolls are tradition of that in Inatori district, Higashiizu Town. Here you will be able to learn first hand from local ladies who have been practicing the craft for many years. You will use Kimono quilt finely selected from Kyoto. There are more than few venues that will provide the craft workshop service. […]
A great activity to do during summer, is “Nagashi-somen（流しそうめん）”. It’s fun and tast, and can be done with TONS of people at the same time! This event on August 16th, 2017 had over 50 participants coming in from different parts of Japan as well as the world.
Gyoza, “king” of all home made Japanese food (at least for the month of August …) The title may be an over exaggeration… or is it….? In any case, gyoza proved to be the magical dish that got all the guests at the other house excited about. It is still one of the most popular […]
For most Japanese people in rural Japan, bamboos are pretty common things to have in one’s garden. If you’re in Izu, going to places like Shuzenji and it’s famous Bamboo forest walkway (Chikurin no Komichi) is one option, but in Higashiizu Town, you can also find people who have their gardens filled with bamboo gardens. […]