Tag: Travel Blog

  • 10 Videogame Characters Inspired By Japanese Folklore

    10 Videogame Characters Inspired By Japanese Folklore

    Chinese and Korean traders introduced Buddhism, Daoism, Hinduism, and the ever present Confucianism while Japan provided various regional myths, legends, and lore. These ingredients were brewed into various and effervescent cultures all across Japan. Each village responding accordingly by pasting outside influences upon their daily lives. These elements were transformed Japan’s landscape and ecosystem and bore entirely new generations of Deities and beliefs.

  • Scribes and Sake: Kasa-Jizo (かなじぞ)

    Reading fairytales within the origin language. Contextual agreements between time and place, emotions and aesthetics. We might localize our hearts out but truth be told we humans are too complex to translate. #japanese #japaneselanguage #folklore #fable

  • オムレツ – Omurice: Japan’s Notoriously Indulgent Rice-Filled Omelet

    オムレツ – Omurice: Japan’s Notoriously Indulgent Rice-Filled Omelet

    Oh, the omelet. A once and always favorite of we humans, enjoyed since time immemorial. With such a longstanding history you’d think we would have tried it all: Enter Japanese Omelet-Rice.

  • The Oh-So-Poetic Roshambeaux of Rome in the Thunder Dome: A Rise to a Fall.

    The Oh-So-Poetic Roshambeaux of Rome in the Thunder Dome: A Rise to a Fall.

    The story of Rome is one of civilizations greatest epics. One of humanity’s greatest successes. And perhaps even greater failures. And thus, all at once perhaps its most tragic. In just over 500-centuries what began as a humble village, just a salty sea breeze away from the Mediterranean, calcified into a peal, a nucleus upon […]

  • The Better Cheddar: Ode to Kansas City

    The Better Cheddar: Ode to Kansas City

    Oh, the Better Cheddar, Where would I be without you? Words fail me: “world’s best collection of cheeses, chocolates, charcuterie, and condiments” or “a true American gem, ode to the celebration of good food, good times, good company.”

  • The Curry of Life

    The Curry of Life

    Ingredients for the Curry of Life 2 tbsp cooking oil  1/2 lb of beef stew meat Salt 1 yellow onion, sliced  2 tsp cayenne pepper  8 oz Crushed tomatoes 2 Carrots, peeled and chopped 1 Russet potato, peeled and cubed  2 1/4 cups beef stock  Hot Curry Roux, 1 pack of S&B Curry  Hot sauce […]