Lunch at Kouki

During our first Chiba Prefecture tour, we had our lunch at this restaurant in Asahi City having the name “幸㐂” and I honestly did not know how to pronounce the second kanji the first time I saw it. Like, it’s not in the jouyou set of kanji (reasons) LOL. Thanks to the concerned people for…

Shiina Orchid

椎名洋ラン園 (Shiina Youran-en) is the name of the facility where us ambassadors went to after the “Mi” workshop. Just looking at the facade of the shop slash facility will make you think that it is just a small-scale business. But upon entering, we were amazed by how huge the place was. It was written in…

Meron Meron

Meron meron! “There’s a melon!” It was one of the hottest days of summer in Japan when we went to Asahi to harvest some melons. The melons  that can be harvested here are called “Iioka” melons, and they are considered one of the most delicious ones in Japan. We arrived at some kind of warehouse…

Mi and You

We had our first Chiba Prefecture Tour last Saturday and the first itinerary was a workshop for Mi. The first time I saw this tool was when I watched Ayase Haruka’s Hotaru no Hikari, I guess. This is a traditional tool used by farmers in Japan and is considered one of Japan’s important cultural assets/property….