Hello :) I have one question to you if I can ^^. Can you tell me how name have Japanese chair with back but without legs. I know it only with pictures and movie so I know their use to low table. I want send you picure but in this box I cant "^^
I’m almost sure you are talking about our *座椅子(zaisu)*. It’s often found in the tatami rooms at Japanese traditional style inns!
za=to sit down
I posted my zaisu in my previous post today. Most zaisu covered with fabric have adjustment for reclining, whereas the wooden ones that you often see at Japanese inns don’t. I can make mine flat so I can use it as a pillow:3
Ohayo Kumako-san!! :3 Me again. I just learned that if I get to go to Kobe next June, we'll be staying at the Shoin Women's University. Is that anywhere near your residence? If so, could you maybe recommend some ramen shops or bakeries? I hear Japanese bread is amazing. Domo! ^o^
Ohayo~, you again. and wow, you are staying in Kobe next year!
It seems the university is located not far from the central part of Kobe, so you’ll have no difficulties in finding food wherever you are.
I’m still quite new in Kobe and all the other areas in Kansai, so I’m afraid I don’t know more than a guidebook or reputation on internet.
Your future classmates definitely know the city better, so I want you to share the tips with me later!
Ramen…..that’s me who want to know good ramen place..I ate several different ramen since I came here, but um…it’s quite different from what I want, what I liked in Tokyo. I haven’t find any “my favorite” ramen restaurant in Kobe yet:( It doesn’t mean there is no good ramen restaurant here though. Most ramen beginners like foreign tourists will be just impressed with what you find! Japanese people are all “ramen experts”, so everyone has his/her own favorite type of ramen:p
Bakeries are the same. I’m still missing some of my favorite bakeries in Tokyo everyday…I could have told you more about Tokyo.
One thing about bakeries is, Kobe is pretty well known and admired about its good bakeries. But “good bakeries” here are for example the same level as the ones in NYC or Paris. I mean, you can find good bakeries in other countries too. So, I think you should try “ordinary” bakeries, and the store-bought breads. That’s very Japanese, and they are generally pretty good too!:)
Ask and remind me again when the day comes near. I will have known a bit better about the city by next June:)