5 best sake to enjoy in spring

I have started writing this post before all this coronavirus pandemic became so critical and severe. When the situation worsened I almost abandoned this article thinking that in such dire times it's probably not really relevant. However, after a week in self-isolation, I thought that people can still enjoy sake at home by ordering it online. So please stay safe, don't go outside unless it's really necessary and have a sip or two of one the featured sake looking how the nature is awaking outside oblivious of all out troubles. Kampai!

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Edo Tokyo Kirari 2020

Crafts through generations There are many wonders in Japan: temples, gardens, food and sake. But there is one thing that has been always fascinating me: the continuity of craft, the…

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Miyagi: A Passage to Tohoku

After going to the presentation of Miyagi prefecture, I have it on my list of future destinations. It's famous not only for it capital, Sendai, founded by powerful lord of teh Sengoku era, Date Masamune, not only for Matsushima Bay, which is considered as one of Japan's most scenic views but for its great food and beautiful sake!

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5 sake to celebrate Christmas and New Year

It feels like summer was only yesterday, and behold, it's already the end of the year! And it’s a great time to try new sake. Not only there are plenty of opportunities to try it at various tastings but also it’s a good way to celebrate the New Year a bit differently with a glass of sparkling sake at the midnight or a tumbler of nice mellow koshu at the end of the night. Read about my 5 choices of festive sake and make your choice. Kampai!

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Japan 2019: Sake in the Air

After a stressful house move, we managed to sleep through the flight and landed in Japan. We hoped to relax in Kyoto but had to move from Airbnb to a hotel. Read about our first day in Japan!

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5 great sake to enjoy this autumn

Autumn is a special time for sake. To help you to choose a right sake I have selected 5 sake to drink with hearty autumn meals. I have also included a few simple tips how to choose a perfect autumn sake! Kampai!

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Japan 2019: plans and schedules
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Japan 2019: plans and schedules

“So when could we go?” my daughter asked. She meant Japan, of course. Ever since our first trip there in 2016, I have wanted to go back. I had this…

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The importance of having comments

I've been writing in my blog for almost 2 years. In order to make it better I need more feedback from my readers. So I have a plea: please get in touch with me through comments, subscription or direct messages.

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