What do you eat for Tanabata?

Today is July 7th and it is “Tanabata” in Japan.

What is Tanabata?

You can read detailed expalanation of Tanabata in Wikipedia.

It’s not a holiday but it’s more like a festival.

It’s from the legend that the milky way separated two lovers and they are allow to meet only once a year, TODAY!

How tragic!!  😕

There are always food linked to holidays and festivals in Japan.

So I started to wonder,

What should I eat for “Tanabata”?

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헐…대박..쩔어! 일본 게스트하우스 ②

게스트 하우스 OmoideHouse 를 만들기 위해 노력하고있는 것 중에 ,
다른 게스트 하우스의 블로그 나 홈페이지를 돌아보고 있습니다.

어떤 컨셉인지, 금액은 얼마인지 분위기는 어떤가
평들도 보며 실제로 숙박은 하고 있지 않지만, 간접적으로 체험 하고 있습니다.

제목 그대로 입니다만,
헐…대박..쩔어! 일본 게스트하우스를 써 가고 싶습니다.

헐…대박..쩔어! 일본 게스트하우스① 도 있으므로 참조부탁드려요!

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Lifetime event for OmoideHouse

How did we end up with an idea of opening our own guest house, Omoide House??

If I think back, one of the life changing events has occurred in Bergen when we met a German couple at the very first guest house we stayed.

The guest house was like a normal house with 3 rooms and can accommodate just three teams maximum. The owner stays at separate house.

When we were staying, only two teams including us were going to stay. Jay was quite nervous about having strangers in the same house. In fact, I was too. What if we end up with some maniacs??

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