The Art of Making Sea Salt at the Saltybe Factory

Learn how to enjoy the sea’s treasures and its gem — salt.   Sightseeing in Kochi, Japan’s most distant prefecture, is an experience you won’t forget. To really understand and appreciate the culture of this very varied region, you’ll need to be willing to put in the time and effort to work with some of the region’s most […]

Kyoto’s 5 Most Well-Known Dishes

Kyoto’s rich cuisine culture reflects the benefits of being the emperor’s home for nearly 400 years. Here are some of the highlights of Kyoto’s ancient cuisine, which is always growing.   1) Yudofu (Boiled tofu) Perhaps no food better represents Kyoto than yudofu. Tofu, water, kelp, and a dipping sauce are the only ingredients. The […]