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3 days of Minamioguni adventures!

Woop woop! I’m still alive!!! Sorry for the looooong time away! I’ve been a busy bee and even though I’ve had some time off here and there, that time has been spent face down in my bed. So, let’s start off by saying that…

Life of a lumberjack!

Hello! Max here enjoying fresh and chemical-free vegetables straight from my own garden! And if you are wondering, Yes! This is me bragging! Today I’m going to give you a look into one of the tours we are planning at work. This one follows…

Summer times! Tateiwa Suigen Festival!

Hey and hello! The rainy season has finally ended and the summer is here in full force! Which also means overwhelming heat and a constant flow of sweat trickling down my back and forcing me to do laundry almost every day! Something that goes…

Random life updates from rural Japan!

Hello everyone! Missed a week! Sorry about that, but as you can see I’m alive and kicking! I will blame my slight absence on the fact that I have spent all my free time lately on studying. And as an effect of the studies,…

Kurokawa Onsen Morning Picnic! In the rain!

Hello!! Happy Sunday! In lack of better pictures to start off this post, I’ll share another beautiful selfie of me and my partner-in-crime Koko! Today I will touch on a subject that I surprisingly haven’t delved all that deep into on the blog yet….

Gardening for dummies

Hello and good evening! Max here, or at least my dirty feet… What happened here? Why do my feet look like I’ve been living in the wilderness for the entire week? Well, you might have guessed it from the title and header but once…

Veggies, Meat, and vast Grasslands!

Hello!! Max here being mounted by my delightful but slightly bossy owner Koko! Today will be a shorter but nonetheless pleasant post. I actually just got back from a very nice and delicious BBQ-lunch in the middle of the vast grasslands (sougen/草原) of Mt….

Captain of the sea, Magne in Minamioguni!

Hello friends, family and other readers who might have happened to find their way to my world of slow living, Max here getting all steamed up and cozy! This time I will share some pictures and words from a rather unexpected visit. A captain…

Unraveling a few mysteries about Shochu!

Hello everyone! Max here enjoying the spring, nature and… whaaat?! A new look to the blog??? And a new name?? Well, I decided to upgrade the blog a bit and with that came an actual domain name. I feel very special! To be honest…

Weekend exclusive and…My new pets???

The new (wannabe) anchor (pretending to be) reporting live (actually not even that…) from Minamioguni! So what do you do with your free time when living in a small town in the middle of the mountains? Is there anything to do on the weekends…