While many towns dotted across Japan are famous for local food or particular landmarks, the small village of Kawauchi is known for something pretty interesting: its frogs! This village loves frogs so much that their village mascot is a frog called Moritaro. Moritaro features on brochures and pamphlets about Kawauchi, and even makes an appearanceContinue reading A day out in green, green Kawauchi
I visited Kawauchi Village with a group of English teachers from Tamura City (spoiler alert: not really a city), and some local interpreters, who took us to Iwana no Sato where we would make soba for our lunch! The venue for this event is completely surrounded by luscious, green hills… It is a beautiful area.Continue reading Making Soba Noodles From Scratch!