Enjoy international exchange!!

We J-Hoppers Hostels are always happy to welcome Japanese customers with open arms as well as foreigners customers. Please enjoy international exchange!!

Enjoy international exchange!!

We J-Hoppers Hostels are always happy to welcome Japanese customers with open arms as well as foreigners customers. Please enjoy international exchange!!

Enjoy international exchange!!

We J-Hoppers Hostels are always happy to welcome Japanese customers with open arms as well as foreigners customers. Please enjoy international exchange!!

Enjoy international exchange!!

We J-Hoppers Hostels are always happy to welcome Japanese customers with open arms as well as foreigners customers. Please enjoy international exchange!!

Enjoy international exchange!!

We J-Hoppers Hostels are always happy to welcome Japanese customers with open arms as well as foreigners customers. Please enjoy international exchange!!

Cebu Island

I went to Cebu Island in Philippines for 3 nights!
Unfortunately the weather was not very good but I had a great time with my friends!

I highly recommend Moevenpick Hotel which we stayed.
They have a pool and a beach!
Their facilities were nice and but the best thing was their service!

We checked in the hotel on the 16th of September.
Actually one of my friend' s birthday was 17th of September so we asked them to decorate the room on the 16th around 10:30PM after we went out for dinner.

We dropped by our bags and relax little bit around 9PM, of course the room was normal still fancy but not decorated yet.
We had dinner outside and passed midnight so we went back to our room, the room was just amazing!
They decorated and prepared some cupcakes for her!
She actually me and other my friends were so surprised and happy!!!!!!
It was awesome night!!!!
We had so much fun at that night and in Cebu Island for 3 nights.

If you go to Cebu Island, please stay in Movenpick Hotel Mactan Island Cebu!!
It's really nice hotel.



Ink Brush Festival in KUMANO


☆☆☆INK BRUSH FESTIVAL IN KUMANO☆☆☆






Do you know the KUMANO BRUSH??

It's quite famous all over the world now a days.

KUMANO is in Hiroshima. And there is a festival for the brush!!














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DATE: September 23rd, 2014

PLACE: KUMANO town 
(Brush craft center, Sakakiyama shrine, Kumano Junior nigh school)

TIME: 10:00-17:00

ACCESS: JR Hiroshima station

                                     ↓  15minutes by JR train

JR Yano station(Kure line) 

                               ↓   15minutes by bus 

Kumano bus stop

                            ↓ 7minutes by taxi

   Kumano craft center 






I like Gosari, Fernbrake, 고사리 ワラビ!

Gosari is one of my favorite dishes!

Maybe it is not that familiar vegetable for many of you but I bet you at least once you have seen it when you ordered bibimbap!

Last week, I visited my home country and stayed at busan and Tong-yeong for family-reunion during Chu-suk(Korean Thanks-giving)

 <--- See what I found at a village market!

Super AAA+++ grade Gosari from Jirisan(Mt.Jiri located south-western part of South Korea, well-known for beautiful nature.)

So I bought a quite of volume, full of a plastic bag, costs me 2000JPY!

Young stems of Fernbrake (Gosari) are commonly used to make Namul, vegetable side dishes.
It is also one of the main ingredients for the most popular Korean dish, bibimbap.

 
YEAY! ME and my boy at Jirisan, last week.
Having a great meal set of San-che bibimbap and Dotori-mook(Jelly made from acorn starch).


 <--- This is Gosary made by Yuno!
Cooked them(Not all of them, maybe 1/6) last night and I already finished it, so Yammy.


Fernbrake is called "the beef of the mountains" due to the high protein content.
It is also good for diet and digestion because it's high in dietary fiber.
However, it is better to eat bracken cooked since the raw ones contain thiaminase, which decomposes vitamin B1.
It is usually sold dried so you should soak it in water and blanch it before cooking.

Do you want to try Gosari?! :P