Eating Vegetarian and Vegan: Kumamoto Orientation

Eating Vegetarian and Vegan: Kumamoto Orientation

Around this time last week I was gathering my things to help out at the JET Orientation event in Kumamoto City. I had agreed to help out at an information booth about living as a veggie in Japan to help other veggies and vegans. Sadly, bad weather meant that this part of the orientation was [...]

Eating Veggie in Yakushima

Eating Veggie in Yakushima

Despite Yakushima being the emerald island, lush green and dense in nature, I was severely worried about eating there as a vegetarian. My excitement to hike, onsen and wander around the subtropical island was displaced by the thought of my impending starvation. A small island with only 2 major towns and a population of around [...]