Talking and Cooking with a Yakitori Master

Hideo Makabe is a very inspirational man. He set out to study how to be an electrician at a school in Tokyo, joined a TV jazz band, and at the age of 50, started a Yakitori shop. 27 years later, at the rocking age of 77, he is running this place single handedly and doesContinue reading “Talking and Cooking with a Yakitori Master”

Japan’s Largest Shopping Mall Reopens….is it safe?

So Japan, slow to the pandemic precaution game, has decided that everything is okay now. On May 25th, 2020, with a slowing of new cases the State of Emergency was lifted. Businesses have started back up, but suprising to me is that Japan’s largest shopping mall has reopened and I wanted to see how manyContinue reading “Japan’s Largest Shopping Mall Reopens….is it safe?”

Dog Culture in Japan

It is a real adventure owning dogs in Japan, and in my latest video I talk about some of the cool things you can do with dogs, and introduce my little puppers as well. I primarily take about dog runs and how Japan has so much support for dogs. It’s like a whole underground cultureContinue reading “Dog Culture in Japan”

Nodoguro – Japan’s rare and delicious sushi

Are you a fan of sushi? I have been, since I was 9 years old. So I was shocked when I took a trip to the Hokuriku area of Japan. I was just looking to enjoy seeing a new ocean, as I had never been to the Sea of Japan..but I was happily surprised byContinue reading “Nodoguro – Japan’s rare and delicious sushi”