Business Hotel Tachikawa

Address: 3-19-3 Tokushima, Oita, Oita, Kyushu-Okinawa, 870-0114, Japan | Hotel
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This hotel is located on 3-19-3 Tokushima, Oita.
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Travel Blogs from Oita

Fire and brimstone

A travel blog entry by chrismcg on Apr 11, 2015

4 comments, 11 photos

... budge! We will try and find out.

We went into one of the local eating places for lunch. They have a system where you buy a ticket for what you want to eat - there are pictures available to help you with your choice. We were helped by the waitress who worked there, who was from Nepal, living in Japan while studying Japanese. she told us she worked 50 hours a week and considered herself well paid. Goodness knows when she had time to study. She spoke very good English ...

Beppu

A travel blog entry by proffdude on Mar 09, 2015

6 photos

... to boil, but everyone else seems to enjoy it, maybe it takes a while to get used to? Apparently there are electric current baths (Denki onsen) and radon baths too but I'm not about to try either just yet!!! Orange trees seem to grow all over here. There is also a fruit called a yuzu, (a cross between a grapefruit, orange and lemon). Very tasty addition to the broths and ...

Karatsu pottery town

A travel blog entry by proffdude on Mar 09, 2015

3 comments, 15 photos

Here's some pics from the pottery town of Karatsu, north Kyushu. Lots of pots for my ceramic friends. Pottery here traces its roots back to the 15th century. This is due to the influx of Korean potters brought back by Lord Hideyoshi in what is often called the "pottery wars." The only family dating back to that time is the famous Nakazato family who have an unbroken lineage of fourteen generations. Ummm a bit different to pottery in the uk, no wonder they know how to build anagama ...

Things to love about Japan

A travel blog entry by cynthiana.diane on Jan 23, 2015

1 comment, 13 photos

... all of them, sharing some laughs and swapping stories from the past year.

However, truth be told, Japan has captured a part of my spirit. Actually, I think that first happened when I was a child. In my youth I used to dream of visiting Japan. I loved watching movies about Japan, studying the religions and even took a semester of the language in college. The fact that I was able to fulfill two dreams at once with this job....joining the circus AND going to ...

Mochi-tsuki - A Japanese New Year Tradition

A travel blog entry by cynthiana.diane on Dec 31, 2014

3 comments

... with a wooden mallet (kine). An essential participant in the pounding is the person assisting who quickly darts his or her hand into the usu and turns the rice before the next rhythmic pound.

The smooth, consistent mass of mochi is turned onto a cloth or paper covered table, already spread with a thin layer of sweet rice flour (mochiko). This makes the sticky mass easier to handle. Mochi can be added to ...